Messi married a childhood friend in his native Argentina

The star of world football Lionel Messi married on Friday evening, a wedding in the Argentine city of Rosario was attended by about 250 guests.

Argentine soccer player Lionel Messi and his wife Antonela Roccuzzo pose at their wedding in Rosario, Argentina, June 30, 2017. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci – RTS19BV5


The star of world football Lionel Messi married on Friday night, a wedding in the Argentine city of Rosario was attended by about 250 guests, including his teammates in the Spanish “Barcelona”, according to the Associated Press.

Elected 30-year-old Messi – Antonella Rockuzzo, they were friends, being children, and they started dating in the second half of the 2000s, now the couple have two sons.

The wedding ceremony took place in a luxury hotel with increased security measures. Accredited to cover the event 150 journalists, in Rosario came the players of “Barcelona” Neymar, Luis Suarez, Gerard Piquet and his wife – singer Shakira.

“He has not changed at all. He is just as simple a guy as before, despite everything he has achieved, “said a childhood friend of Lionel Diego Vallejos, who received an invitation to a wedding.

Messi five times recognized as the best football player of the year, in the “Barcelona” he eight times became the champion of Spain, four times won the Champions League. Playing for the national team of Argentina, Messi became the Olympic champion in 2008. In 2014, Argentina’s national team with Messi in the World Cup finals lost to the German national team.

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