Argentine footballer Lionel Messi not only proves his loyalty on field but also off it. The Barcelona forward recently posted a heart-warming picture of him and his mother on instagram.

Lionel Messi went on to post a picture wishing his mother, Celia Maria Cuccittini, a happy birthday. The picture has him pose with his mom alongside a lit-up cake.


Feliz cumple mami !!! 🎈🎉🎈🎉 Te amo ❤️

A photo posted by Leo Messi (@leomessi) onJan 23, 2016 at 2:27pm PST

Lionel Messi recently won his record fifth FIFA Ballon d'Or.