Lionel Messi's love story: How his childhood friend Antonella became his wife

Jun 24, 2018, 11:05 IST
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    Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo have known each other since the age of five. (Pics/ Lionel Messi's and Antonella Roccuzzo's Instagram accounts

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    Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo are one of the hottest couples in sports today

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    In 2008, at the age of 20, Lionel Messi has been in a relationship with Antonella Rocuzzo. Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo confirmed their relationship in 2009

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    Lionel Messi and Antonella at City Center Rosario complex and the Pullman Hotel

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    Lionel Messi Messi and Antonella's wedding ceremony was not really religious one

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    Messi and Antonella have decided to give donations to Leo Messi foundation as wedding gifts

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    Antonella Roccuzzo is besties with footballer Cesc Fabregas' wife Daniella Seimaan

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    In order to celebrate Antonella being pregnant for the first time, Messi stuck a ball under his jersey after scoring a goal in 2012

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    The couple relax during a night outing

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    Messi and Antonella during an event. Don't they look cute together?

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    Lionel Messi is Barcelona's most prolific footballer

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    Messi and Antonella during a night of clubbing

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    Messi and Antonella get into selfie mode

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    The couple are always smiling, which shows that they have found happiness in each other

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    Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo looking dapper in black

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    Lionel Messi and Antonella with their son Thiago. He was born in 2012

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    Messi, Antonella with their sons Thiago and Mateo during the latter's birthday. Mateo was born in 2015

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    Messi and Antonella have three sons - Thiago, Mateo and Ciro who was born in 2018

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    Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo with their sons Thiago and Mateo during Christmas

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About The Gallery

Lionel Messi, captain of the Argentina team currently playing at the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018, turns 31-years-old today. Messi and his childhood friend Antonella Roccuzzo are one of the cutest couples in sports today. On his birthday, we look at a different side to him and how they keep the romance alive

 

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