Lionel Messi has announced the arrival of his third son, Ciro, after his wife gave birth on Saturday.
The Barcelona star had earlier pulled out of the squad for tonight’s game at Malaga and was replaced in the travelling party by defender Yerry Mina.
Lionel Messi weclomes third baby
Messi then took to Instagram to announce Ciro had been born, with the message:-
“Welcome Ciro! Thank God everything went perfect. Mum and he are very well. We are super happy.”
The 30-year-old Argentina international is also a dad to sons Thiago, 5, and Mateo, 2 and has been with his wife Antonella since he was 20.