Cassano names son after Messi

Antonio Cassano has named his newborn son after “the greatest player of all time”, namely Lionel Messi, according to the Inter Milan striker.



Cassano’s wife Carolina gave birth to the couple’s second son on Monday. Cassano said he had named his son Lionel “in honour of the greatest player of all time, my idol.”

Cassano, who had to temporarily stop his career last year to undergo minor heart surgery, already has another son, Christopher.


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