Sunday, 2 July 2017

Photos: Lionel Messi marries childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo

Lionel Messi said 'I do' to childhood sweetheart and mother of their two children Antonella Roccuzzo in a private ceremony in his hometown Rosario.
Lionel Messi on Friday married childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo in a party billed Argentina’s ‘wedding of the century.’
The Barcelona superstar and Roccuzzo had to have the bride’s dress flown in on a private jet from Spain.
And the couple looked over the moon as they finally tied the knot in front of their young sons Thiago and Mateo.
There has been tensions between Messi’s family and his partner, 29, but they forgot about their feud ahead of the big occasion.
Superstar Messi, 30, beamed as he enjoyed the special event with over 250 friends and family while a host of Barcelona stars from past and present were in attendance.
Premier League stars Cesc Fabregas and Sergio Aguero were present, while Barcelona legends Xavi Hernandez, Carles Puyol and Samuel Eto’o were also in town.
It has been reported guests have had mobile phones banned, staff sworn to secrecy and over 450 police officers have been brought in to manage the situation.
Argentinian media say there is tension between Messi’s family and his bride Antonella.
The football star, 30, met Roccuzzo when he was nine-years-old.
Lionel and Antonella have two children together, Thiago, four, and Mateo, one.

Samuel Eto'o, Xavi, Cesc Fabregas and Carles Puyol attended the wedding with their wives

Antonella's stunning dress is revealed in front of the cameras after the ceremony

Cesc Fabregas and stunnign wife Daniella Semaan pose for photos

Hearty congratulations to the beautiful couple!!! 💍🎊


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