Keeping dogs as pets and for security is an important part of celebrity lifestyle and Argentine footballer Lionel Messi is not left out. What breed is Messi’s dog and what’s its name?Â
Celebrities across different sports and even outside of sport are known to have dogs as pets, clearly walking in the path of the statement “dog is mans best friend.” The dogs are kept for varying purposes, mainly as a pet and for security. For Lionel Messi his dogis a mix of both which makes it very special and popular.
Messi bought the dog in 2016 and introduced it on Instagram, uploading a picture of him and the dog and captioning it “a new member of the family.” Later in 2018, Messis wife Antonella shared a picture of the grown 2year old dog.
What is Messi’s dog’s name and breed?
Lionel Messis dog Hulk or sometimes SeÃ±or Hulk as hes fondly called is a giant creature and he is the closest pal of the best footballer in the world. When you hear “Hulk” the first thing that will come to your mind is “Huge” ” Big” “Strength” yes you are not wrong because those are the attributes of a Dogue de Bordeaux. Also known as a Bordeaux Mastiff or French Mastiff .
Messis dog belongs to this breed of dog and thats why hes named Hulk or (Senor Hulk). He is a huge dark brown French mastiff. The French mastiff is said to be the most ancient French Dog breed. The dog may look like a menace or fearful due to its size and shape with drooling jaws but there is more to this breed of dogs. They are said to be real sweethearts by their owners, they are very loyal, compassionate, calm and dependable. And they can protect their people when the need calls for it,they will do their best to protect them from danger.
The dog has caused problems for Williams in the past though, as the American tennis great fell ill after eating some of Chip’s food hours before reaching the quarter-finals of the 2016 Italian Open.
Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson owns three Great Danes and a tiny puppy – named Prince, Naomi, Hero and Bronco respectively – with wife Ciara, and the couple have even partnered with the Banfield Foundations to help pets across America receive access to veterinary care.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers legend purchased Lua in 2014 before adding Scooby in 2015 and Fluffy a year later.
Many people around the globe adore their pets – and it is no different in the sporting world.
The Gypsy King acquired the Rottweiler from the London-based dog trainer Elite Protection Dogs to protect his family home in Morecambe, which is perhaps a tad more practical than the reason other sports stars added dogs to their lives. From boxing to football all the way to the NFL, it is clear sports stars around the world adore their dogs.