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Messi junior named Thiago

November 2, 2012
By ESPN staff
Barcelona star Lionel Messi has become a father for the first time after girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo gave birth to a baby boy whom they named Thiago.

• Photo: Messi's newborn has Barca shirt

Messi, 25, was excused from training on Friday morning ahead of the match against Celta Vigo on Saturday to attend his son's birth at a hospital in Barcelona.

"Today I am the happiest man in the world, my son was born and thanks to God for this gift!" Messi wrote ...

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