Wednesday March 20 2013
Messi welcomes Lionel Cassano

Lionel Messi has thanked Antonio Cassano after the latter named his newborn son after the Barcelona ace.

Little Lionel Cassano was born on Monday evening and Messi has sent the Inter forward a text message containing thanks and congratulations.

Inter captain Javier Zanetti, a former Argentina teammate of Messi, acted as the middle-man for the contact made between the two.

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