From Bebeto through Joey Barton to Jonathan Soriano, FIFA.com looks at how the arrival of babies has been greeted in the world of football.
Lionel Messi came on on as a substituteand had an immediate impact for Barcelona, scoring twice as Barça beat Real Betis 4-2 in La Liga while Sevilla secured a 3-0 victory over Espanyol.
Barcelona assistant coach Jordi Roura says Lionel Messi's introduction had an impact on Paris Saint-Germain and helped changed the game as the Spaniards won through to their sixth successive UEFA Champions League semi-final.
Barcelona struck late, but Paris Saint-Germain struck even later through Blaise Matuidi to snatch a 2-2 draw in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final match-up.
FIFA.com reviews all the action from a massive evening of Brazil 2014 qualifiers in Europe highlighted by a shock draw at home for world champions Spain against Finland, while Portugal narrowly avoided defeat in Israel.
Barcelona assistant coach Jordi Roura says Lionel Messi and David Villa have strong chemistry in attack after the pair combined to good effect as the league leaders comfortably dispensed with Rayo Vallecano.