Lionel Messi’s son in cute ‘Fortnite celebration’ moment with Antoine Griezmann
Lionel Messi’s youngest son Mateo put on an adorable display as he copied Antoine Griezmann’s Fortnite celebration.
The Barcelona captain suffered a second loss in four games, falling 2-0 to Valencia on Saturday.
It came just three days after beating Ibiza 2-1 in the Copa del Rey.
The Argentine’s family regularly travel to watch the forward play.
Footage has emerged, though, of second-youngest son Mateo showing his appreciation for team-mate Griezmann.
In the clip, the squad are on their private plane to Paris for the Ballon D’Or awards last month.
Messi is sitting with wife Antonella Roccuzzo while Mateo, who is four years old, sits drawing on his own.
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When the Barcelona captain goes to see his son, the child starts doing a celebration from video game Fortnite.
The youngest son holds his right hand up to his head in a L, which copies the celebration used by Barca forward Griezmann.
And the Frenchman is sitting in the next row of seats, joining Mateo with his famous celebration.
He smiles along as Messi’s son continues to enjoy himself.
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A later clip shows the forward cutting up Mateo’s dinner for him before the family make their way to the awards.
This footage was published on Instagram by Otro yesterday, where it has been viewed more than 200,000 times.
Messi went on to win the sixth Ballon D’Or of his career that night, having guided the club to consecutive La Liga titles.
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He has three children, with Mateo the second-youngest between Thiago, seven, and Ciro, one.
But it was not pleasant viewing for the family on Saturday as Barcelona slipped to a 2-0 loss against Valencia.
Barca do remain top of La Liga for now but are level on points with Real Madrid who have a game in hand.
It comes as team-mate Jean-Clair Todibo has claimed the Argentine is “protected” in training.
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