Apropos of the valuable goal for Universitario scored by Tiago Cantoro, son of the remembered Mauro, we leave you with other representative cases of children of cracks that today belong to clubs of the First Division
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Tiago Cantoro and the footballers who inherited their parents' talent and today play in Liga 1
Tiago Cantoro, in University, was going very unnoticed. At 21 years old, he did not enjoy the opportunities he wanted in the cream first team. However, an agonizing goal in the recent game against Sport Boys has brought him and 'U' back to life, which is now four points behind the Clausura leader.
Tiago is not a coincidence. For a long time he has been fighting to add the maximum possible prominence in the First Division. Until before this Sunday, he had only been able to play 24 minutes in the current season, just over half of a game's halftime.
Today, with great perseverance, he is already celebrating his second goal as a professional footballer -after having played the last quarter of an hour in the match against Boys- and what continues for him is to continue along the same successful path that his father began many years ago .
Goal by Cantoro for the 1-0 of Universitario vs. Boys in Liga 1. (Video: Gol Perú)
Mauro Cantoro, the father of this story, was two-time national champion with the 'U' (1988 and 1999) , but not before having won a Copa Libertadores with Vélez Sarsfield. The former Argentine striker left his enormous mark on the cream institution, but his legacy did not end there, because now his son seeks to extend it.
Now then, as well as 'Toro' and 'Torito' Cantoro there are many more cases in Peruvian soccer of children of cracks who inherited the talent and today they belong to the ranks of Liga 1 2022 clubs. From the offspring of Roberto 'Chorri' Palacios to the offspring of Germán Carty, in this gallery we name 10 representative cases.
Tiago Cantoro, a 21-year-old striker from Universitario, is the son of Mauro Cantoro, a former Argentine soccer player who was crowned two-time national champion with the 'U' in 1998 and 199.
Brandon Palacios, son of 'Chorri', today belongs to Carlos Stein, a team with which he has celebrated five goals in 26 games this season in League 1.
Son of Percy Olivares, Christopher forges his own path at Sporting Cristal, a club with which he has played 20 games this season, although he mostly starts as a substitute. He has a goal and two assists as a record.
Following in the footsteps of his father Juan Carlos Zubczuk (three-time champion with Universitario), Patrick began his career at the merengue club and little by little he gained confidence under the three posts, but he did not want to be in the shadow of José Carvallo. Today he is the second goalkeeper of Cienciano, where he has not yet managed to add minutes this year.
Isidro Fuentes was a scorer for Unión Minas in the 90's and now his two sons, infected by his passion, are professional soccer players. Jean Pierre Fuentes plays for Carlos A. Mannucci and Aldair Fuentes, the youngest, is a pivot for Alianza Lima, a club with which he was already national champion in 2017.
Skilled striker and quick on the wings, César Loyola -national champion twice with Sporting Cristal- transferred his talent to his son Nilson, who currently acts as left back for the Rimense team. In addition, he was part of the 2018 Russia World Cup list and was included in Juan Reynoso's first call-up for the national team.
Ramón Rodríguez was one of the protagonists of Cienciano in winning the 2003 South American Cup. Now his son Paulo belongs to the same club where he made history. In 2020 he made his official debut, coming on in the last minutes of a game against Sport Boys. Since then, he has not added minutes to the first team, but now, at 19, he remains in the fight from the 'Dad' substitute bench.
< p>The Lobatón surname continues to resonate strongly in Callao. Abel Lobatón, the father, who played 8 seasons in the Chalaco club, fathered Abel (the 'Gato'), Carlos and Jhilmar. All three have already dressed in pink, the youngest being the one who today is part of 'La Misilera'. This season he has played 9 games and has celebrated a goal.
Miguel Carty follows the path of his father, Germán, who won the Copa Sudamericana and the Recopa with the scientist. In that same club, Miguel is fighting to earn a place in the first team. He hasn't made his pro debut yet.