Congratulations are in order for Barcelona’s striker Lionel Messi and girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo, after welcoming their baby boy Thiago.
Barca excused the 25-year-old Argentina forward from practice on Friday to attend his son’s birth at a hospital in Barcelona.
Earlier in the week, Messi’s new bundle of joy was presented with a pair of golden boots to accompany the set his father earned last season in La Liga:
Nice! Go Messi! I can’t wait to have my own kid and teach him to play soccer! :)