Lionel Messi welcomed his third child into the world as his wife gave birth to a baby boy named Ciro on Saturday.
Barcelona confirmed on Saturday that the Argentina superstar would miss their trip to Málaga for "personal reasons".
Messi confirms birth of Ciro on social media
And he announced the joyous news on Instagram, writing: "Welcome Ciro! Thank God everything went perfect. He and Mom are very well. We are super happy!!!!"
Messi already has two sons from his relationship with Antonella Roccuzzo, with Thiago born in 2012 and Mateo arriving in 2015.