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Messi reveals why his son Thiago may not follow his footstep

La Liga By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 15/03/2017

Lionel Messi has surprisingly revealed that his son, Thiago, does not like football and only goes to Barcelona home games because of Luis Suarez’ son.

It is widely expected that his four-year-old son would follow his famous dad in some capacity.

But surprisingly, the 29-year-old revealed that his eldest son is not a fan of the game and uses trips to the Nou Camp to see his pals.

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Messi speaking to Uruguayan TV Show, as quoted by the  Daily Mail, said: “He does not like [football[ much, really. He goes because Benjamin [son of Luis Suarez] and some schoolmates go, but he is not a fan.

“He’s not like his [Suarez’s son] who is all day with the ball.”

Thiago, along with his little one-year-old brother, Mateo, often play around the pitch after games with a famous father or pictured with their mom Antonella Roccuzzo.

Messi said he prefers doing a number one sitting down as it’s more comfortable for him - especially when he wakes up in the morning.

Fair play to Thiago. We wouldn't want to be the child who would consistently be compared to their legendary dad either!