15 Great Photos Of Footballers And Their Mums

Chris Wright

3rd, April 2011

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By Chris Wright

What with it being Mother’s Day and all, Pies have cobbled together a 15-strong photographic compendium of footballers and the very women that spawned them.

With that image firmly lodged in your mind, feel free to have a butcher’s at these…

1. Lionel Messi and his mother, Celia

Little Leo and his mama try on a hat or two during a shopping spree in Milan at the tail-end of last year…

2. Cristiano Ronaldo and his mother, Dolores

Ron’s mum celebrates at home after watching her sprog pick up the 2008 World Player of the Year Award in Zurich…

3. George Best and his mother, Ann

Georgie shares a moment with his dear old mum…

4. Fabio Capello and his mother, Evelina

The England manager helps his elderly mother onto a boat during a day-trip to Venice last year to celebrate her 90th birthday…

5. Ian Wright, his then-wife Debbie (R) and his mother, Nesta

Wrighty’s mum Nesta swells with pride after watching her son pick up his MBE from the Queen’s house in 2000…

6. Shaun Goater, his wife Anita (R) and his mother, Lynette

Former Man City striker Shaun Goater holds his MBE aloft as the women in his life look on, 2003…

7. Mark Hughes and his mother (far left), Jenny

Thus completing the MBE triptych, Sparky collects his medal from Buckingham Palace, family in tow, back in 2004…

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