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Lionel Messi Finally Ties The Knot With His Childhood Sweetheart

Footballer Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo were sweethearts since he was five. The 30-year-old footballer has finally married with his 29-year-old fiancée on June 30.
Lionel Messi Finally Ties The Knot With His Childhood Sweetheart

The couple chose the Rosario City Center complex in the Argentinean city Rosario, where they met, as the wedding location, Joinfo.com reports.

The star-studded ceremony, called “the wedding of the century” in Argentina, was held in a luxury hotel in the port city.

According to The Sun, Antonella’s dress was from Madrid designer Rosa Clara.

The couple has hired a security company, especially for the wedding to ensure that fans and curious onlookers could not enter the hotel without invitation. 150 journalists received a press pass, but according to sources they were not allowed to roam freely in the hotel.

Around 250 guests attended the wedding including Messi’s former team-mates Xavi, Carles Puyol, Cesc Fabregas and Samuel Eto’o, Luis Suarez. Gerard Piqué arrived with his partner Shakira. According to the BBC, several guests have arrived in private jets.

Messi and Roccuzzo live in Barcelona and have two children.

Photos: REUTERS.