Lionel Messi has been not only one of the best players in the history of football but has also stood out for his impeccable behavior off the play fields, especially in the family environment.
Lionel Messi has always been known as an exemplary father and husband giving everything for his family whom he always tries to include in all his sporting achievements and use them as support and impulse to achieve his goals, learn more about Argentina’s biggest star
It is known that Messi’s busy schedule prevents him from spending as much time as he would like with his family but the Argentine always tries to find a way and overcome the difficulties of being the best player in the world to spend time with his wife and children.
One might think that being a star in this sport would make his family different from any other, but the truth is that this family nucleus has a behavior very similar to that of any other, having to fulfill the duties of children, school, tasks and all regular daily activities.
The three little Messis
Thiago Messi is his eldest son, with 8 years, and has already begun to play football for a long time, going to the Barcelona school and different from his father, at first, according to Lio himself, he didn’t like the ball too much but over time he began to fall in love: “They both (Thiago and Mateo) like football very much. Thiago understands more because he is older”.
“He comments on things about the game, the match, everything he’s seeing and happening. He’s involved in the game. I have already received a couple of criticisms from him, I see that he likes it, he asks, he informs himself and when there are not such good results he tells me something”, says Lionel Messi about his eldest son.
Lio has told on several occasions that his son Thiago forces him to comment on what happened in the matches that could not be won and explain why the victory was not achieved, they talk much more now that little Messi already has a much more formed notion in terms of football.
Mateo Messi is his second son, who is 5 years old and his father says that Mateo enjoys making his brothers suffer, “When they watch TV, he shouts the goals of Madrid to make his brother angry”.
Lio Messi has also said that the boy made fun of him when Barcelona lost an important game: “We played at home and he told me ‘I’m from Liverpool who beat you’. With Valencia too… ‘Valencia won them, I’m from Valencia’”. At the start of the previous La Liga season, Mateo went viral for effusively celebrating a goal that never existed.
Those descriptions of Lio had also been seen throughout the Copa America 2019, in which both his wife and two children were accompanying him in Brazil and there, the boys could be seen in the boxes with their mother and the rest of the family through several videos that ended up going viral for their funny attitudes.
His youngest son, Ciro Messi, was born in 2018, and the origin of the name was news in many international media. Even long before he was born, the origin of the meaning of the name that his parents chose for him was already an international trending topic.
The name of the most recent member of the family has persian origins and its meaning is sun, the one that illuminates everything and is closely associated with leadership and strength.
Messi has already confessed on several occasions that he wants a girl and he hopes that at the fourth attempt he can see his dream come true with his wife Antonella Rocuzzo.
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