Cannavaro's son joins Lazio youth team

ROME (Reuters) - The son of Italy's 2006 World Cup winning captain Fabio Cannavaro has joined Lazio's youth team, the Serie A club said on Wednesday.

Lazio said that 16-year-old Andrea Cannavaro had returned from China, where his father is coach of Guangzhou Evergrande, to study in Italy and had become a member of the under-17 squad.

Fabio Cannavaro's brother Paolo was also a professional footballer, playing for Parma, Napoli and Sassuolo.

(Writing by Brian Homewood; Editing by Toby Davis)