sport news Mason Mount's dad posts throwback snap of Chelsea star as a ball boy

'From Champions League ball boy to Champions League player': Mason Mount's dad posts throwback snap of the midfielder at pitch side ahead of Chelsea's clash with Bayern Munich Mason Mount has broken into the first-team at Chelsea this campaign  His dad Tony is clearly proud of his achievements with Mount's boyhood team  He posted a throwback snap of Mount as a ballboy on a Champions League night

By Amitai Winehouse For Mailonline

Published: 15:43 GMT, 25 February 2020 | Updated: 15:43 GMT, 25 February 2020

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Like every player who ends up playing first-team football at the top level, Mason Mount has had a long journey.

He was joined on that road by the people around him, including his dad, Tony, ahead of breaking into the first-team at Chelsea this campaign.

It's therefore no surprise that Tony Mount takes great pride in his son playing regularly for Chelsea and he proved that in a throwback snap posted on Twitter on Tuesday.

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