Messi reveals plans to build football-inspired house

Updated: Oct 05, 2013, 16:20 PM IST

London: Barcelona star Lionel Messi has reportedly revealed plans to build a football-inspired house after failing to find a suitable pad in Catalonia following the birth of his son Thiago.

According to, Messi`s house is going to reflect the sport he is so passionate about, with the plans revealing that he has acquired a rectangular plot and has split it in two halves like a football pitch.

The report mentioned that one side of the house will have a swimming pool, and the other side will have a luxurious lawn, with a ball-shaped building in the middle of the plot.

The house will be topped off with a glass roof , which will be divided up, giving a quadrant effect from above, the report added.