What type of dog breed does Lionel Messi have?

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Lionel Messi is one of the most famous athletes on the planet. Along with Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo, he is considered the greatest player of all time, and therefore anything related to him will attract a lot of attention, even if it is his pet dog. .

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Messi got his pet dog, Hulk, around 2016, and he’s now become one of the most famous dogs on the planet. Hulk is a Dogue de Bordeaux, also known as the Bordeaux Mastiff or French Mastiff.

Dogs of this breed are known for their incredible size and strength. Hulk is no exception, and like his namesake in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he has grown to incredible size.

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French mastiffs: their size, lifespan and cost

French Mastiffs were previously used as guard dogs, but were also involved in hauling goods. They have a very distinct coat, with a fawn color.

Hulk is now five years old and leads a healthy lifestyle. However, French Mastiffs statistically have a lifespan of 5 to 8 years. Several dogs have passed that age, including the dog that played Hooch in the 1989 film, Turner and Hooch, has reached the age of 14.

an average man french mastiff grows to 24 inches and weighs at least 110 pounds. Puppies can cost around $2,000 on average in the United States.

French Mastiffs are also incredibly adaptable, so Hulk must be enjoying his time in France.

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Lionel Messi and his debut at Paris Saint Germain

Messi arrived at PSG in the summer after FC Barcelona failed to re-sign him according to La Liga regulations. The Argentine striker struggled to adapt to the French league and didn’t score or assist a single goal.

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However, things are different in the UEFA Champions League, as Messi has scored three times for PSG in three matches. PSG are second in their UCL group and as things stand will qualify for the knockout stages. And fans will be able to see a bit more of Lionel Messi in a PSG shirt.

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