Lionel Messi Kids: how many does he have with Antonella Roccuzzo?

Lionel Messi is a living legend of football who hails from Argentina. The wizard of football won FIFA World Cup 2022 and is a proud owner of seven Ballon d’Or awards. He is the current captain of the Argentina National Team and also plays for the Paris Saint-Germain club.

One of the greatest footballers in the world, Lionel Messi is a proud father who has adorable kids at home. Being a father was one step closer to more maturity and success according to the player.

So, let’s discover more about the little souls who are creating sound and fury in Messi’s house and counting the days to be the next megastar.

How many kids Lionel Messi has?

On June 30, 2017, the world champion married his childhood crush, Antonella Roccuzzo, who is now the mother of Messi’s children.

The adorable woman and the footballer have three kids as of now. They are called Thiago Messi Roccuzzo, Mateo Messi Roccuzzo and Ciro Messi Roccuzzo.

How old are Lionel Messi’s children in 2023?

Let’s have a look at the ages of Messi’s three sons.

  • Thiago Messi

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The eldest member among the superstar dad’s kids is Thiago Messi. He is 11 years old as of 2023 and was born on November 2, 2012. Thiago was born in Spain in Dexeus Hospital.

He is very famous for making appearances with his dad and wishes to follow in his father’s footsteps when he grows up. There is a very sweet incident connected with his birth. When Antonella was pregnant was Thiago, Messi announced the good news to the world by placing a ball under his shirt depicting a baby bump after securing four goals against Ecuador.

  • Mateo Messi

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Mateo is the second son of the couple who is 8 years old and was born on September 11, 2015, in Barcelona. The soccer icon said in a 2019 interview “Mateo is very special, he’s always doing new things, things that grab your attention,”.

  • Ciro Messi

Lionel Messi

The youngest member of the group is Ciro Messi who is 5 years old and was born on March 10, 2018. In the same vein as his elder brother, Ciro was born in Spain too.

Furthermore, he is the only child of the couple who was born after their marriage as the other two sons were born out of wedlock.

Lionel Messi: The Doting Father and His Love for Fatherhood

Lionel Messi first became a father at the age of 25. His first child, Thiago, was born on November 2, 2012.

The former La Masia graduate is known to be a doting father and is very involved in his children’s lives. He often shares pictures and videos of himself spending time with his kids, playing games, and teaching them how to play soccer. Messi has spoken publicly about the joy that fatherhood has brought him and how important it is for him to be present for his children as much as possible, despite his busy schedule as a professional soccer player.

Golenur Aktar

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Golenur Aktar is a writer and made her debut in the 'Pen & Paper' industry holding the hands of Sportszion. She ignited her writing craze from Biography articles and now writes about NFL.


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