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Lionel Messi Dogs: What Type of a Breed does he Own?

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Lionel Messi is a professional footballer who plays for Paris Saint Germain. He is a forward who also captains his national football team Argentina. Often considered to be the greatest ever player to play the beautiful game, his success is something to be looked upon by everyone. Not only is the successful on the pitch but he is leading a beautiful life with his wife Antonella and three children. And in addition, he is also known to be a dog lover. He has a Bordeaux Mastiff named Hulk. He is currently living in Paris. And in this article, we will find more about his pet dog.

What breed is Messi’s dog?

Lionel Messi has a Bordeaux Mastiff or French Mastiff. This breed is known for its size and strength. The Argentine international loves to spend quality time with his dog and his social media posts on him are very much the proof of it. Historically Bordeaux Mastiff is known for being the guard dog. However, nowadays they are pretty common in the various households around.


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Attributes of Messi’s dog:

The superstar bought the dog back in 2016, and since then it has been a major part of his family. It is a brown-coloured stocky and powerful dog. It has a rectangular shape with medium-sized smooth fur. It has a comparatively thick tail that tapers to a point and stretches to the back of the hocks.  However, their face is quite wrinkly and gloomy. The more they grow, their wrinkles start to become more prominent. Both Messi and his wife share photos and videos of the dog quite frequently. And it is very evident that the whole family enjoys the company of the dog.

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PARIS, FRANCE – NOVEMBER 29: Lionel Messi (ARG / PSG), his wife Antonella Roccuzzo and their sons attend the Ballon D’Or photocall at Theatre du Chatelet on November 29, 2021 in Paris, France. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images) The 4th Official uses images provided by the following image agency: Getty Images ( and Imago Images (

Part of the family:

Lionel Messi has always been a guy who loved to spend his time with his family only. And that includes Hulk as well. Be it his football practice with his kids, or just chilling on the couch. Hulk was mostly there.

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