Lagos - Argentine footballer and current world footballer of the year , Lionel Messi has a dog that is bigger than him.
He shared the interesting picture on his Instagram page on Wednesday.
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The Barcelona star is currently recuperating from a groin injury and was gifted the dog by his girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo at the start of this year.
The e five-time Ballon D'or winner has two children with Roccuzzo, his partner of eight years. He is one of a host of high-profile footballers to regularly publish photos of their dogs for public consumption.