Story By: Ana Marjanovic, Sub-Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Golder’s News And Sport
Manchester United legend Nemanja Vidic’s son is following in his father’s footsteps after training with the Serbian club where Vidic started his career.
The former defender’s son Luka Vidic, 13, is currently training with Serbian club Red Star Belgrade’s youth programme in the country’s capital Belgrade.
Local media report the young footballer is following in his father’s footsteps as the former United captain also played in the Red Star youth programme before starting his professional career in the early 2000s and making a name for himself at the club.
The young footballer, who is part of Inter Milan’s youth system, went to the programme alongside five Russian players participating in a “Red and White” camp for two weeks after displaying talent on the pitch.
The image shows Luka Vidic on the far-right posing with coach Srdjan Bugarski and five other players.
Luka Vidic is set to return to Milan next week where he lives with his family after his dad was transferred there from United at the end of his career.
Vidic, 38, played for the Red Devils for eight years after a short stint at Russian club Spartak Moscow between 2004 and 2006.
During his time in England, Vidic won the Premier League five times, the League Cup three times, the Champions League in 2008 and the FIFA Club World Cup in that same year.
Vidic was named the club’s captain in the 2010-2011 season wearing the armband for three years before he was transferred to Inter Milan in 2014 where he played his last two seasons before retiring in 2016.
Vidic was capped 56 times for Serbia.
He lives in Milan with his wife Ana Ivanovic and their three sons – Luka, Stefan and Petar.
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