As the World Cup gets into full swing many football fans are wondering about the girlfriends and wives of star players such as Lionel Messi.
Messi And His Wife Roccuzzo
Messi, 26, has been going out with Antonella Roccuzzo for several years, reveals in a TV interview that he was “relaxed and happy” because of the relationship.
Roccuzzo, also 26, has given birth to a child as of yet, a son who was named Thiago. The boy was born on 2 November 2012.
“Today I am the happiest man in the world, my son was born and thanks to God for this gift!” Messi proclaimed via Facebook. Barcelona star also had Thiago name and handprints tattooed on his left calf.
Roccuzzo grew up with Messi in Rosario, Argentina.
She and Thiago are big supporters of Messi, showcasing their support by sending a picture of her and her son sporting Barcelona jerseys with Messi’s name on his back earlier this year.
Thiago read “Papi”.
Roccuzzo often travels to Barcelona to be with Messi, but still lives in Rosario.
According to El Comercio, Roccuzzo have Italian ancestry. She is famously shy, refusing to answer reporters knocking on her door with questions.
The young woman began to study dentistry in college, but later became a communications major. It is not clear whether she graduated.
Not a whole lot else is known about Roccuzzo, despite the girlfriend of one of the world’s most famous footballers.