Watch: Lionel Messi nutmegs Andres Guardado, then meets his son


As if you couldn’t love Lionel Messi any more, La Liga documentary Six Dreams caught a touching moment when he greets the son of opponent Andres Guardado.

The encounter came after the pair had come face-to-face in January, with Barcelona romping to a 5-0 victory away at Real Betis.

Guardado, Betis’ captain, had been nutmegged by Messi on one of his trademark brilliant dribbles late in the match, with even home supporters applauding his brilliance, but after the match he made it up to the Mexico international.

The documentary watches the midfielder carry his two-year-old son, Maximo, to the away dressing room at Estadio Benito Villamarín to meet the Barcelona star.

Messi happily steps out of the dressing room to hold Maximo, who then poses for a picture after his dad asked him to show the Barcelona No.10 how he celebrates, by pointing to the sky.

The forward then asks Maximo how old he is, before brilliantly responding “two? Really? You seem bigger.”

Watch the adorable clip below.

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