LIONEL MESSI made his family proud by inspiring Argentina to their first World Cup triumph since 1986.
The Argentina star scored the opener and netted in the penalty shoot-out to help La Albiceleste beat former champions France in a thrilling final.
Antonella and Lionel Messi at the Ballon d’Or awards
And Messi’s three boys will no doubt want to follow in their iconic fathers footsteps one day.
Who are Lionel Messi’s children?
Lionel Messi and Antonella have three sons after welcoming Ciro into the world on March 10, 2018.
Their first son, Thiago, was born in 2012 and Mateo followed in 2015.
To announce his (at the time) girlfriend’s first pregnancy, Messi placed the ball under his shirt after scoring in Argentina’s 4-0 win against Ecuador.
He confirmed they were expecting a second child on Facebook in April 2015.
On October 15, 2017, Roccuzzo announced she was pregnant again with a post which said “family of 5”.
When did Messi marry Antonela Roccuzzo?
Messi has been in a relationship with Antonela Roccuzzo since he was 20 but they have known each other since they were five.
The pair married at a luxury hotel named Hotel City Center in Rosario in front of about 260 guests on June, 30 2017.
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