Leo Messi’s son Thiago Messi has been registered as academy player, He will join the U-12 team
MLS side Inter Miami have announced their star attacker Lionel Messi’s eldest son, Thiago, in their U12 roster for the 2023-24 season.
The Herons’ academy, on Sunday (August 27), announced their full roster of over 150 players across seven different age groups. The age groups from U-12 to U-19, which train at the Florida Blue Training Center, has welcomed 35 new players for the new season.
One of the more illustrious ones among them is 2022 FIFA World Cup winner Lionel Messi’s 10-year-old son Thiago. A part of the club’s official statement in this regard reads:
“We look forward to another great season after a highly successful 2022-23 season. Our Academy program potential and success was best reflected by the contribution of our 6 academy homegrowns in our first team, the 15 academy players that have been part of our MLS NEXT Pro this season, and the 20 academy payers called up to Youth National teams.”
“We want to give a warm welcome to our competitive players, their dedicated parents, and our hard-working staff.”
The U-12 team, where Thiago has been included, will compete in the Florida Academy League. Here are the new roster additions in the age group, as announced by the Herons on their website:
U-12: Bautista Apablaza (Davie United Soccer Club), Rylan Hand (Team Boca SC), Jelove Lundy (Barça Academy Pro Miami), Jacob Mascarena (Weston FC), Thiago Messi (unattached), Kevin O’Donovan (AC Miami), Ammar Osman (FC Prime), Matias Rodriguez (Miami Rush Kendall SC), Romeo Rodrigues (Weston FC)