Lionel Messi plays card games, indulges in fun fitness activities with his wife and kids: watch
A series of Lionel Messi family videos resurfaced on Father’s Day on Sunday, illustrating how Lionel Messi’s three children – Thiago, Mateo and Ciro – spent time with their parents during the lockdown. The video series also includes Lionel Messi’s wife, Antonela Roccuzzo, who has been active in entertaining her children during the pandemic. Lionel Messi’s children enjoyed a number of indoor and outdoor activities, making the most of their time spent together in quarantine.
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Lionel Messi family: Lionel Messi’s children play UNO card game with their parents
To celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday, a series of videos with Lionel Messi and his children went viral, showing what life was like in quarantine at Messi. The video series was posted by OTRO and the first video shows Lionel Messi’s children trying to learn a UN game at a table. The adorable video shows four-year-old Mateo trying to figure out the game as his parents, Lionel and Antonela, explain the rules while helping him sort out his deck of cards. Excited Thiago is told to wait his turn.
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The second video goes to Lionel Messi, Mateo and Thiago on a trampoline. It looks like Lionel Messi was trying to mix the fun and stay in shape during the lockdown. Mateo and Thiago looked scared at first but then followed their father’s jumps after a little break. Lionel Messi’s wife Antonela and the couple’s youngest son Ciro watch from outside.
The third video shows Lionel Messi’s wife Antonela leaning inside the house as Thiago, seven, runs towards her and jumps on her back with a special stunt. Thiago is applauded by his mother while Mateo watches. Encouraged by Lionel Messi, Mateo also tries the stunt but this time Antonela is on all fours making the jump a little easier for his younger son. Mateo also succeeds in the jump and is applauded by those in the room.
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Extension of Lionel Messi’s contract
According to reports from Marca, Lionel Messi and Barcelona have started talks on a two-year contract extension for the 32-year-old Argentine to tie him to Camp Nou until 2023. Lionel Messi’s current contract with Barcelona expires next summer and the Catalan giants are said to be willing to offer their club captain a new deal following negotiations with president Josep Maria Bartomeu and Lionel Messi’s father Jorge Messi. Due to the pandemic and the club’s financial ramifications, reports claim Barcelona are unwilling to offer the six-time Ballon d’Or winner a raise to his current salary.
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