Lionel Messi's son Mateo celebrates Real Betis' goal against Barcelona… before being told off by Luis Suarez



Posted Tuesday, August 27, 2019 by Thesun.co.uk

WATCH the hilarious moment Lionel Messi's son Mateo celebrated Real Betis' goal against Barcelona — before being told off by Luis Suarez.

Cheeky Mateo, three, was watching the game in the crowd with the two crocked stars but appears not to have been supporting the same team.

Lionel Messi's son Mateo celebrates Real Betis' goal against Barcelona… before being told off by Luis Suarez
Suarez ticked off Mateo Messi after the youngster celebrated Betis' goal

Lionel Messi's son Mateo celebrates Real Betis' goal against Barcelona… before being told off by Luis Suarez
Injured pair Suarez and Messi watched the win over Real Betis from the standsCredit: AP:Associated Press

The notorious prankster roared and pumped his fists after Nabil Fekir netted the opener for Betis at the Nou Camp.

And Suarez - who is nursing a calf injury - was quick to remind Messi Jnr of his allegiances.

Both the Uruguayan and Messi - back in training after a calf worry of his own - had a laugh before explaining the situation, as the Argentine's six-year-old, Thiago, looked on confused.

But it's not the first time Mateo has been caught supporting his dad's opponents and five-time Ballon d'Or winner Messi revealed he and even taunts his dad when he loses - including after last season's 4-0 Champions League loss to Liverpool.

Messi said: "Mateo likes all the shirts and he puts them on, but last time on the Playstation he said, 'I'm being Liverpool, the ones who beat you. I'm Liverpool and you're Barcelona'.

"He understands a little but doesn't realise it yet.

"Just like when we lost to Valencia, [he said] 'Valencia won, ehhh'. Or we watch TV and he cheers Real Madrid's goals."

FATI'S CHANCE

Unfortunately for Mateo, Barca went on to score FIVE goals through Antoine Griezmann (two), Carles Perez, Jordi Alba and Arturo Vidal.

Lorenzo Jesus Moron Garcia scored a late consolation, but Messi and Suarez were able to breathe a sigh of relief at full time in the 5-2 win following the early scare.

The win moved Barcelona up to ninth in the table after they lost their opening game of the season 1-0 away to Athletic Bilbao.

With the Spanish giants in the midst of an attacking injury crisis, 16-year-old Anssumane Fati became the youngest Barcelona player since 1941.

The La Masia product had needed parental permission to even be named on the bench due to La Liga regulations about underage stars appearing in late-night games.

Fati was given a 12-minute cameo as the Catalans marked their return to the Nou Camp with their first league win of the season.

And Messi praised the teenager for his performance, sharing a picture of the two hugging on Instagram.

Leo captioned the snap: "Very happy to see the boys fulfilling their dreams of reaching the first team and playing at Camp Nou in an official match."



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