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Like father like sons, how Messi's kids Mateo and Thiago shine for Inter Miami

Mateo and Thiago Messi plays for Inter Miami's academy and have scored lots of goals.

Lionel Messi isn't the only one shinning for Inter Miami as his son's stats are surprising.
Lionel Messi isn't the only one shinning for Inter Miami as his son's stats are surprising.

Lionel Messi's impact on Inter Miami was inevitable as he won them their first trophy in the club's history last summer. Messi guided them to win last summer's Leagues Cup. Messi will now play his first full season with Inter Miami and has shinned so far in all the games he has played in the MLS. After five games, Inter Miami has three wins, one draw, and one loss. Messi played in three of the first five games, scored three goals, and provided one assist. In his last five games in all competitions, the Argentine has seven goal contributions, with five goals and two assists. He is the only Messi shining for Inter Miami as his two sons, Thiago Messi and Mateo Messi, are producing good numbers at the youth level.

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Reports close to Inter Miami suggested that Mateo Messi came in clutch for the Inter Miami academy. The Inter Miami academy was losing 4-1, but the young boy scored four games and provided one assist to turn the score around. The Inter Miami Academy won the game 6-4, thanks to Mateo Messi. Mateo Messi has reportedly played 15 matches for the academy, scoring 20 goals and providing 12 assists.

Messi's oldest son, Thiago Messi, also plays in the Inter Miami academy for a higher age group. Thiago Messi also has impressive numbers, as he reportedly played in 23 matches. In those 23 matches, he scored 25 goals and provided 14 assists. The two sons look to show a bright future in football, and the Messi name seems to continue to dominate football. Messi has reportedly said that when he retires, he will return to Barcelona to live there. Perhaps talented boys in Europe will develop to reach a higher football level, as his father did.

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Rodrigo De Paul felt weird to play for Argentina without Messi

Lionel Messi did not play against El Salvador with Argentina in the 3-0 win yesterday. Messi is currently injured and won't be featuring in the next friendly match against Costa Rica.

Rodrigo De Paul spoke after the game and mentioned Messi. De Paul said, "Obviously, it's rare that he's not with us. After many months we really wanted to see each other. We talked a lot, and even after the end of the match, we were talking. He is our captain. Let's hope he recovers and can play as many matches as he wants. The most important thing is that he recovers if he is okay. To compete and be champions in the Copa America we will need him."

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