6 Interesting Facts About Messi And His Wife

6 Interesting Facts About Messi And His Wife.

Many would love to call Argentina footballer Lionel Messi and his wife Antonela Roccuzzo “a match made in heaven.”

Messi’s career has received tremendous backing from Roccuzzo. The model frequently supports her hubby while he plays football.

6 Interesting Facts About Messi And His Wife.

What do we know about the couple, then?

They met as children

6 Interesting Facts About Messi And His Wife.

When they were young, Messi and Roccuzzo met in Rosario, Argentina.

The pair were split up when Messi, then a youngster, joined Barcelona in Spain.

Tragic events reunited them.

Messi and his wife

Ursula Notz, Roccuzzo’s closest friend, passed away in a car accident in 2005. Messi took a flight from Spain to Argentina after learning of the tragedy to be with his future wife.

They remained deeply in love throughout their reunion in Argentina, despite being separated for a long time.

Higher education

Roccuzzo attended university in Argentina, according to Vanity Fair Espaa. She started her postgraduate studies in dentistry after earning a bachelor’s degree in humanities and social sciences from the National University of Rosario. She apparently decided to leave the group, though, in order to be nearer to Messi.

Businesswoman and model

Messi’s wife has collaborated with Adidas and Stella McCartney among other fitness-related brands and businesses.

Roccuzzo made the announcement that she has signed a modeling contract with fashion designer Ricky Sarkany in November 2016.

2017 saw the opening of the Barcelona location of the Argentinean footwear company Sarkany by Roccuzzo and her friend Sofia Balbi, the wife of Uruguayan football player Luis Suárez.


The marriage of Messi and Roccuzzo was termed the “wedding of the century.” There were Messi’s teammates present, as well as Shakira and her then-boyfriend Gerard Piqué. On June 30, 2017, the pair got married at a casino near their hometown.


2012 saw the birth of Messi and Roccuzzo’s first child, Thiago. Mateo, their second son, was born in 2015, and Ciro, their third son, was born in 2018.