He was not to manage, little Mateo.
It was also a big night Monday, where his father was named the world's best footballer.
So while Lionel Messi was on the big stage to be honoured as the recipient of the Ballon d'or trophy, had four-year-old Mateo a party down in the chamber.
this caught the attention of the camera the small purk, that was quite obstreperous over his father's performance. Just look here:
Lionel Messi was somewhat more subdued in his reaction, but he had of course also tried it five times before.
the FC Barcelona player had his wife Antonella Roccuzzo for the awards ceremony in Paris and out of Mateo was also the oldest son, Thiago, with.
The seven-year older brother was also pleased at his father's behalf.
Already as Lionel Messi was named the Ballon d'or-winner from the stage and threw both boys in the armenene on each other, so they were just about to fall down from the chairs. Just look here:
After the presentation of the award told the 32-year-old Lionel Messi, in fact, that he might eventually see the end of his career
"I am aware of my age. That is why moments such as these more festive, because the day where I drag myself back, is approaching, and it is hard," it sounded from increasing the argentinian, who is the only one in history with six Ballon d'or triumphs:
"If everything goes well, I have a number of years back, but right now, I think, that time flies, and everything happens very quickly."
Danish Pernille Harder was nominated for the women's Ballon d'or award, but she finished outside the top-3. Instead the price went to the american Megan Rapinoe.
Updated Date: 03 December 2019, 11:00