Lionel Messi's wife Antonela Roccuzzo: Here's everything you need to know

From being childhood sweethearts to parents and spouses, here's all the scoop on Lionel Messi's wife Antonela Roccuzzo.

Lionel Messi's wife Antonela Roccuzzo: Here's everything you need to know
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Lionel Messi's wife Antonela Roccuzzo: Here's everything you need to know

Lionel Messi needs no introduction. Being one of the most successful and famous football players today, he is world-famous for his incredible skills. The Argentinian captain is all set to compete in his last-ever FIFA World Cup finals, and fans couldn’t be more thrilled.

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Among the people rooting for him is his beautiful wife, Antonela Roccuzzo. The former long-distance couple tied the knot in 2017. And their love story is nothing short of iconic, reinforcing the fact that soulmates do exist. Here’s everything you need to know about Messi’s better half, Antonela Roccuzzo.

Who is Antonela Roccuzzo?

Roccuzzo is a model and Messi’s childhood friend. Having completed her university-level education in Argentina, she soon moved away to be with her beau, Messi. She is a celebrated model, signing a modeling contract with designer Ricky Sarkany.

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Lionel Messi's wife Antonela Roccuzzo: Who is she?

As per People, Roccuzzo is also a successful entrepreneur and opened a footwear brand in 2017. She has collaborated with various fitness brands, including Adidas. She currently boasts a huge Instagram following and is often seen collaborating and partnering with big brands on social media.

Messi and Roccuzzo's love story

What started out as two young children meeting in their hometown Rosario in Argentina, has turned into an epic love story. Despite Messi leaving the country to pursue sports, the two of them kept in touch. They have been friends since they were five years old and went public about their relationship in the year 2008.

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Messi and Antonela’s love story

And in 2017, they tied the knot in the presence of their two sons in their hometown Rosario. The wedding was said to be legendary, with big names from all over the world attending it. And soon after, the couple had their third son in 2018. Roccuzzo is often seen cheering for Messi, along with their three young boys, as he checks off milestones that no one else has achieved.

Sources used:

- The Sun: 'Who is Lionel Messi’s wife Antonela Roccuzzo? Argentine model and former dental student'

- People: 'Who Is Lionel Messi's Wife? All About Antonela Roccuzzo'

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