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Leo Messi reveals quirky name for his third child

Leo Messi and his wife Antonella are expecting baby number three - find out the cute name!

Emmy Griffiths
Emmy GriffithsTV & Film Editor
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Leo Messi has revealed what he and his wife, Antonella Roccuzzo, plan to name their third child! The pair, who already share two sons, five-year-old Thiago and two-year-old Mateo, revealed that they will name their third child 'Ciro'. The Barcelona football star posted a video of Antonella's baby bump moving, and added a heart with the words 'Baby Ciro'. Fans were quick to praise the cute name, with one writing: "Not even born yet and the kid's already practicing," while another added: "Wow so adorable."

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Leo with his two sons

Leo and Antonella regularly share snaps of themselves with their young sons on Instagram, and Antonella most recently shared a sweet photo of the football superstar with his two sons. Translated from Spanish, she captioned the photo: "In love with them." The mum-of-two also shared a photo of the boys cuddling her and her growing baby bump, and captioned the sweet photo accompanied by a love heart emoji.

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Leo is not far behind Wayne Rooney, who recently welcomed his fourth son with his wife, Coleen, sparking jokes from fans of Twitter that he was making his own five-a-side football team. Wayne joined in on the fun by posting a photo of his four sons together for the first time, and captioned the snap: "Five-a-side team complete! Welcome to the world Cass." Speaking about being a mum, Coleen previously told HELLO!: "My favourite part is the love that they show towards you. How much they rely on you – you are their everything. To know that this little person is relying on you so much and that you are bringing them up and developing them, it's a massive achievement and you get so much out of that."

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