Lionel Messi set to marry his long-term girlfriend

Barcelona star Lionel Messi and his girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo are set to get married in 2017 according to sources close to Messi’s family.

It is expected that the couple would get married in the summer, likely in June around Messi’s birthday.

Messi and Roccuzzo met in 2008 in Rosario, Argentina through her cousin and childhood friend of his, Lucas Scaglia who is also a footballer.

The 29-year-old footballer already has two children with Roccuzzo; four-year-old Thiago and one-year-old Mateo.



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  1. Javnyuy Joybert

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    • Javnyuy,

      Thanks for your comment. As Temmy stated, our website is centered on Africa but we also make effort to also let our people be aware of happenings around the world. But your comment is not in any way out of place. If anything, our goal of also showcasing ordinary Africans doing extraordinary things is to feature in 2017. Thanks for the suggestion. Please keep them coming. That is the only way we can truly become Africa’s number 1 forum.

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