Newell’s Old Boys Sign Lionel Messi’s Six Day Old Son Thiago Messi, Becomes Club’s Youngest Signing Ever

No pressure there then.

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Lionel Messi’s new boy son Thiago has been signed by Argentinian club Newell’s Old Boys, according to Soccerway.

Thiago, 0, was born on 2 November and joins the club where his father played as a youngster, aged just 6 days.

Club officials from Newell’s will travel to Barcelona for official documentation for their newest, and youngest ever, player and Thiago will be adorned with a replica kit.

SOURCE: Fanatix

What if he doesn’t even like football? No pressure on the lad clearly but if he does indeed opt for a career in football he may have his work cut-out living up to the ‘old man’.

One wonders if this deal was decided some time ago and whether it’s just a bit of fun or whether it’s actually legally binding?

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