Lionel Messi Marries Girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo in Argentina

Rob Blanchette@@_Rob_BFeatured ColumnistJuly 2, 2017

FILE - This is a Sunday, May 22, 2016  file photo of Barcelona's Lionel Messi, kisses his girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo as they celebrate after winning the final of the Copa del Rey soccer match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid. Messi who will be the center of the attentions on Friday June 30, 2017  in his hometown of Rosario, Argentina,where he will be marrying 29-year-old Antonella Roccuzzo, his childhood friend and mother of his two children. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco/ File)
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Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi married girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo in the couple's homeland of Argentina on Friday.

According to TMZ, the celebrations took place in Rosario at a hotel and casino with family and friends in attendance. Team-mates of the icon were also present, as were other stars from entertainment and sport.

Richard Innes of the Mirror reported the couple celebrated the day by getting matching date tattoos on their fingers.

Messi will soon be back in training as Barca attempt to reclaim the La Liga crown from Real Madrid.

According to Innes, Blaugrana legends Xavi Hernandez and Carles Puyol, Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas and Sergio Aguero of Manchester City were present.


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