Monday 20 November, 2017

Messi and wife expecting their third child

Barcelona's Lionel Messi , centre, sidesteps Atletico Madrid's Nicolas Gaitan during a Spanish La Liga football match at the Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.

Barcelona's Lionel Messi , centre, sidesteps Atletico Madrid's Nicolas Gaitan during a Spanish La Liga football match at the Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.

 Lionel Messi and his wife are expecting another child.

The player's representatives say Antonela Roccuzzo is pregnant with the couple's third child. They already have two young boys, Thiago and Mateo.

Roccuzzo recently posted a photo on Instagram with Messi and the boys touching her belly, accompanied by the phrase "Family of 5" and the hashtag "blessed."

It is not known how far along she is with the pregnancy, nor if the baby is a boy or a girl.