Simeone Would "Never" Sign Son To Atletico Madrid

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On Friday, Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone's son Giovanni scored on his Argentina debut during a 3-0 beating of Guatemala in Los Angeles.

It marks the continuation of an impressive rise for the forward, who has 27 goals in 75 Serie A appearances over spells at Genoa and Fiorentina.

But Simeone says he would not consider signing his son.

"I'm excited to see him in the Argentina national team, what I feel for Argentina is inside me," he added. 

"He's a guy who has everything to play with me, but I would never sign him.

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"It is very difficult to have your child in the dressing room. For him, for the relationship."

Asked if his son could play for Atleti in the future, he replied: "If he takes a much more important role in five or six years we're talking about a different situation, he would be more protected.

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"He's going about his career in the best way. Maybe one day I'm not at Atletico and he can come."