Lionel Messi has welcomed a third son with his wife Antonella Roccuzzo. The two made the joint announcement of the birth of their son, Ciro mid day.

Messi who withdrew from the Barcelona squad travelling to face Malaga on tonight, took to Instagram to share an adorable picture of his newborn son holding his finger.

‘Welcome Ciro!,’ Messi wrote on Instagram. ‘Thank God everything went perfect. Mom and he are very well. We are super happy.’