Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo got married in June 2017 Image: AP
Days after guiding Argentina through to the 2018 World Cup with a hat-trick, Lionel Messi and wife Antonella Roccuzzo confirmed that the couple is expecting their third child together.
Roccuzzo posted a photo on social media with her husband and two sons to confirm the good news for the Argentine maestro.
Messi and Roccuzzo have been childhood sweethearts since 2008. They are parents to Thiago and Mateo Messi and got married in June, 2017.
This came a day after Barcelona played out a 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid in La Liga. Luis Suarez scored late on for the Liga leaders to cancel out Saul Niguez's first-half strike.
Barcelona remained on top with 22 points, four ahead of holders Real Madrid in second.
The perfect week for the world's most gifted player with hat-tricks both on and off the field.