Leo Messi & Antonella Roccuzzo in Finland
Barcelona star Leo Messi is currently in Finland.
Messi has been given a few days off by coach Ernesto Valverde following last weekend’s 1-1 draw with Valencia.
The Argentine has taken the opportunity to go with wife Antonella Roccuzzo and their two boys to Finland.
Antonella Roccuzzo posted a picture on Instagram revealing how their were in the snow in the forest.
According to local media, Messi took his family to the town of Kuusamo in the northeast of the country.
Messi is due back in Barcelona on Wednesday.
Leo Messi v Valencia
It’s no big surprise Messi was looking for a short break after the Valencia game after he had a legitimate goal ruled out after it had crossed the line.
revealed what Leo Messi said to referee Ignacio Iglesias when he complained to the official at half-time.
— La Casa del Fútbol en Movistar+ (@casadelfutbol) November 26, 2017
It is common for high profile La Liga matches to feature microphones near the pitch and many Spanish TV stations also employ lip readers.
Visibly annoyed but at all times respectful, Messi told the referee: “You are wrong, now you are going to see it.”
Messi repeated the same thing to Iglesias and the linesman who disallowed the goal, Enrique Ramos.
The Spanish media have also delved into how Luis Suarez reacted to the disallowed goal.
Suarez was caught verbally abusing the linesman in quite an extreme manner.
— La Casa del Fútbol en Movistar+ (@casadelfutbol) November 27, 2017
In Spanish, Luis Suarez said: “¡Eres un cagón! ¡Enano de mierda!”
This translates to: “You sh** yourself! You f***ing midget”!”
Watch a Spanish TV report on the full Messi goal chaos vs Valencia below.