The 16-year-old son of the legendary Italian defender has joined Lazio. Prior to that, Andrea trained in the Chinese Guangzhou Evergrande system.

Lazio have signed Andrea Cannavaro, the son of 47-year-old specialist Fabio Cannavaro, the legendary defender of the Italian national team.

According to the official website of Lazio, the 16-year-old midfielder will play in the Roman U-17 team, led by Marco Alboni. Prior to that, Andrea played for the Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande age team. Their main team is coached by his father.

Recall that Fabio Cannavaro at various times defended the honor of Napoli, Parma, Inter, Juventus, Real and Al-Ahly. The defender won the UEFA Cup during the game in Parma, and together with Juventus and Real, respectively, the championship of Italy and Spain celebrated twice.

Fabio became the 2006 World Champion for the Italian national team. He also won the Ballon d’Or the same year, ending his active sports career after the 2010 World Cup.