Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi was rushed to a local hospital after a thrilling 5-4 victory away to Deportivo to await the arrival of his son Thiago on Saturday evening. “I am grateful to God for all that he gave me. I cannot wait to be with my son,” star striker Lionel Messi enthused. “I imagine that my child will be a Barca fan.” Messi played the entire match, scoring three goals during the scintillating match at Riazor before rushing off to be at his long time girlfriend's bedside for the arrival of their first child. Thiago will be the first child of the hot couple Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo, who spent their childhood together in Rosario and got engaged two years ago. World Player of the Year Messi seemed to be very excited to be a father. The newly-appointed Argentina captain even abandoned the team's celebrations to visit the infirmary's labour room after his 5-4 La Liga win over Deportivo La Coruna.
Lionel Messi and his girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo walked hand-in-hand at Barcelona superstar Andres Iniesta’s happy wedding ceremony in Altafulla, near Tarragona.
Lionel Messi, who led the Liga goal-scoring chart with eight goals in six matches along with Radamel Falcao and Cristiano Ronaldo, looked happy with his pregnant girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo.
The 25-year-old playmaker scored a brilliant hat-trick during his 5-4 La Liga win over Deportivo La Coruna on Saturday night, including a wonderful solo effort late in the game for his 15th Liga treble, as well as crashing a fierce free kick against the upright and claiming an assist along the way.
The hot couple chose Thiago as the name of their son. Messi hoped that one day his son would become a Barcelona supporter.
Lionel Messi scored 71 goals in 2012, 12 of those for Argentina. The soccer star also had 21 trebles for his club, including one in the Spanish Supercup, a further two trebles in the Spanish Cup and three more in the Champions League.
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