Ever since his debut for the MLS side Inter Miami, Argentine World Cup winner Lionel Messi has been a major treat for the fans.
In his debut for the side's Leagues Cup opening fixture against Cruz Azul, Messi came on in the second-half subsitute. And what a debut it was as the former PSG man scored his side's winning goal, a free-kick, which helped his side progress and win the match 2-1. In the following fixture against Atlanta United, Messi scored two and assisted one in Inter Miami's 4-0 win.
However, in his side's 4-0 win, Messi was seen celebrating with an open hand particularly aiming at his wife Antonela and three children, who were present at pitchside.
Social media was abuzz with Messi's 'celebration' as no one could come to terms as to what the former Barca man as denoting in that celebration. However, his wife Antonela Roccuzzo revealed the meaning of his celebration.
She posted an image of Messi's celebration, and also added a Thor GIF besides it. Reportedly, Messi's eldest son Thiago is a huge Marvel fan and it seems Thor is his favourite superhero. Messi probably wanted to pay tribute to the Avengers star.
Antonela confirmed Messi’s celebration was referring to Thor. pic.twitter.com/wKvrbYcj2n— FCB Albiceleste (@FCBAlbiceleste) July 29, 2023