Lionel Messi is arguably one of the greatest soccer players of all time. But outside of his incredible accomplishments on the field, he is also a family man.
Messi and his long-time partner, Antonella Roccuzzo, are the proud parents of three children: Thiago, Mateo, and Ciro. Thiago was the first of Messi's children to arrive, born in 2012.
He is now 10 years old and has already started to show signs of following in his father's footsteps. In 2018, Mateo was born, and in 2020 the couple's daughter, Ciro, was born.
The older children, Thiago and Mateo, are already proving to be quite a few soccer stars. Thiago was even spotted training with his father prior to the 2018 World Cup, and both .
Thiago and Mateo recently joined Messi's junior team, Newell's Old Boys.As for Ciro, she's just a baby, but it's clear that Messi and Antonella are already doting parents.
Even though Messi is constantly travelling for games and tournaments. The couple makes sure to have regular family time when they can.
So there you have it - Lionel Messi, the greatest soccer player of our time, is also the proud father of three children, Thiago, Mateo, and Ciro.