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AC Milan Welcome The Third Generation Maldini As Daniel Makes His Debut

Milan's new no. 98 will be the third generation of the legendary Maldini family to grace the San Siro.

AC Milan v Hellas Verona - Serie A Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images

AC Milan fans at the San Siro witnessed history yesterday afternoon as Daniel Maldini made his first team debut for the Rossoneri in the 1-1 debut against Hellas Verona. The 18 year old becomes the third generation of the Maldini family to wear the red and black colours. He makes his debut 35 years after his father Paolo Maldini first played for the first team and 66 years after his grandfather Cesare Maldini debuted for the Rossoneri.

The young attacking midfielder has been a spark for the Primavera this season with 8 goals and 5 assists in all competitions. Paolo went on to feature 901 times for Milan while Cesare played 386 games, let's see how many Daniel can get under his belt.