These Photos of Lionel Messi and His Adorable Mastiff Are Just Too Cute

Newly-blond Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi welcomed a little drool and fur into his life earlier this year with the addition of a French Mastiff puppy named Señor Hulk (Sr. Hulk for short). Leo and his longtime girlfriend Antonella, who gave the footballer the pet as a present, are both impressed at how large their gentle dog has gotten in mere weeks — and so are their fans, who have been following the pup pretty intensely on Instagram. Keep reading to check out Sr. Hulk's hilarious growth spurt for yourself!