Lionel Messi's new tattoo gets some finishing touches from his son

Friday January 2nd, 2015

Lionel Messi got a large new tattoo on his leg recently, but his son decided that the ink was not quite perfect, so the Barcelona striker let the 2-year-old add some more flair to the body art.

Terminando el tatuaje de Papi @leomessi

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The photo comes from the Instagram account of Messi's girlfriend and the mother of his son, Antonella Roccuzzo, and also gives fans their first look at the four-time Ballon d'Or winner's ink.

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The youngster's work is being done with a pen, so his scribble will not last quite as long as the sword and soccer ball Messi has etched into his shin.

Brendan Maloy

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