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WATCH: Lionel Messi says his son trolls him by saying “I’m Liverpool!”

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Mateo also taunts his older brother by celebrating Real Madrid’s goals

FC Barcelona v Villarreal CF - La Liga Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images

Mateo Messi is a menace. He’s only 3 years old but he is already a master troll.

His dad, Lionel Messi, says he uses Barcelona’s disastrous defeat at the hands of Liverpool to wind him up: “We played at home, and last time, we kicked it about, he would tell me, ‘I’m Liverpool, who beat you. You are Barça, and I’m Liverpool.’”

He does the same with Valencia, who defeated Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final.

What’s more, he has turned into a Real Madrid fan purely for the trolling aspect and to wind up his older brother.

“He’s watching TV and he screams goal for Real Madrid,” his dad says. “He does it on purpose against his brother. Everyone watching Madrid, they score, Thiago gets angry, and Mateo goes ‘goaaaal for Madrid!’”

Messi went on to say he has no idea where the kid gets it from, since no one in his family is keen on these type of tactics.

It seems that Mateo just was born as a pure troll and a real son of a...