Who is Lionel Messi's wife? Know all about Antonella Roccuzzo

Messi is one of the best footballers of all time. Here we will take look at all you should know about Lionel Messi's wife Antonella Roccuzzo.

Lionel Messi with his wife Antonella Roccuzzo (Image credit: Instagram @leomessi)
By Prashant Agarwal | Feb 21, 2022 | 3 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Lionel Messi is an Argentine International who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. Beginning his professional career in 2003, Messi has been at the pinnacle of world football for almost 2 decades now. Born on 24 June 1987 in Rosario, Messi arrived in Barcelona at the age of 13 to join La Masia, FC Barcelona’s youth academy. Quickly progressing through the youth ranks, Messi made his professional debut at the age of 17 against Espanyol.

Messi is widely regarded as the best player the sport has ever seen. Now at 34, Messi has 7 Ballon d’Or and 38 titles to his name. Now playing in France, Messi is known for his time In Barcelona, where he spent 19 years of his career.

A rare mix of a prolific goalscorer and creative playmaker, Messi has scored over 750 senior career goals and provided over 350 assists for club and country and has the most goals by a player for a single club.

Messi possesses a unique style of play, a complete player with rarely any flaws in his game. A natural playmaker with a deadly eye for goal, unmatched vision, and pinpoint passing paired with magical dribbling and precise freekicks. Indeed, a complete package. Now let us look at Messi’s personal life and the partner with whom he has been spending his time outside of the football pitch.

Who is Lionel Messi’s wife Antonella Roccuzzo?

Well, being childhood friends, Lionel Messi and his wife Antonella Rocuzzo have been together since 2008, after keeping it private for a year, the couple made their relationship public in January 2009. 

In the summer of 2017, Lionel Messi and wife tied the knot at Hotel City Center in Rosario. The couple has been happily married since then and often share their pictures on social media. 

Messi has known Antonella Roccuzzo since he was five years old, with Roccuzzo being the cousin of his childhood friend, Lucas Scaglia. From a young age, Messi and Antonella used to play and hang out together as they often used to meet on family vacations.  

Antonella, who studied dental medicine is a famous Argentine model and dietician and has reportedly acted in a few films. Although Antonella was interested in pursuing a career in nutrition, she felt drifted towards modeling.

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Does Lionel Messi have children?

Yes, Antonella Roccuzzo and Messi have three sons. Their first son, Thiago, was born in 2012. Their second son, Mateo, was born in 2015. A year after their marriage, Lionel Messi with his wife Antonella announced the birth of their third son, Ciro, in 2018

All you need to know about Antonella Roccuzzo?

As mentioned above, Antonella has a degree in Dental Medicine and pursued a career in nutrition. In 2016, soon after switching to modeling, she stated in an Instagram post that she had signed a modeling contract with Argentine fashion label Ricky Sarkany. 

Ever since Antonella has not been much vocal about her career and most of it remains largely unknown about Lionel Messi’s wife. She often shares pictures of her family and their vacations on her social media handles.

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