What unconventional rules does Lionel Messi impose on his children at home?

Lionel Messi has won every possible silverware in his footballing career for club and country. He has represented some of the biggest European clubs like FC Barcelona and PSG and is now pursuing club football in the MLS. 

Despite being one of the most renowned athletes and public figures globally, Messi lives a quiet and private life. The World Cup winner is known for his humble nature and introverted personality. Recently, the Argentine superstar provided glimpses into his personal life.

Messi’s reveals his strict parenting style

Lionel Messi is widely recognized as one of the greatest footballers in the history of the sport. He holds the record for the most Ballon d’Or awards and is currently a top contender for his 8th, in addition to this year’s FIFA’s Best Men’s Footballer of the Year award.

Inter Miami’s star number ten doesn’t often reveal much to the public, prefers to stay out of the media spotlight, and maintains a private life.

Lionel Messi and family
Via-Lionel Messi/IG

However, recently, Messi opened up about his personal life, sharing details about his household rules, family routines that are strictly adhered to, and his approach to strict parenting.

Messi revealed, “Before going to sleep, I leave the entire table ready for the next day. Breakfast… everyone in their place, always sit in the same place, everyone has their place at the table, the kids, Antonella, me.” as per TN30.

He also provided insight into his hobbies, pets, and his preference for doing things in a particular manner. Another intriguing revelation was his habit of not wearing footwear around and inside the house to maintain cleanliness.

How many kids does Lionel Messi have?

Lionel Messi and his wife Antonella, have three sons. The eldest, 10-year-old Thiago Messi plays for the Inter Miami academy U-12 team. Messi has even expressed his love for his first child by tattooing Thiago’s name on his calf.

His other two sons are named Mateo and Ciro Messi. Mateo, who is 8 years old, is the second oldest, while Ciro is the youngest in the family.

He has spoken about the significance of Thiago in his life, describing his birth as truly life changing. Messi’s heartfelt admission was truly moving, “My son has had a greater impact on my life than all the Ballon d’Or awards combined.”

Lionel Messi
Via- Antonella/IG

Messi is the most-capped player and all-time top scorer for Argentina’s national team and FC Barcelona. During his time with Barcelona, he secured four UEFA Champions League titles, twelve league titles, and numerous other individual honors, including a record number of FIFA and UEFA Men’s Best Player awards.

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