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River Plate

 By Tim Vickery

Are Gio Simeone's U-20 heroics a false dawn or is Diego's son the real deal?

Giovanni Simeone celebrates scoring one of his nine goals in the South American Under-20 Championships.

If you were to cut open Diego Simeone, he will almost certainly bleed blue and white. The Atletico Madrid boss won 106 caps for Argentina, where coach after coach made him one of the first names on the team sheet. Now his son has made a promising start to his own international career.

With nine goals, Giovanni Simeone was by some distance the top scorer in the South American Under-20 Championships, which came to a conclusion in Uruguay on Saturday. At one point, the competition record (11 goals...