Lionel Messi's wife expecting second child, Barcelona star says

Lionel Messi and his wife Antonella Roccuzzo are expecting a second child, the Barcelona star confirmed on his Facebook page on Thursday.

¡Esperándote con muchas ganas!!!�� ¡Thiagui, mamá y papá te amamos! Can't wait to welcome you into our world!!! We love you! Thiagui, mum and dad. ��- LIO

Posted by Leo Messi on Thursday, 30 April 2015

Thiago, Messi and Roccuzzo's first son, was born in November 2012.

The Argentina captain has the handprints of Thiago tattooed on his calf, as well as his name.

Argentina newspaper Clarin broke the news on Thursday as rumours had been circulating since February.

Messi scored twice on Tuesday in Barcelona's 6-0 rout of Getafe.