Rosario - Football superstar Lionel Messi is to marry his long term partner and
mother of his two children, Antonella Roccuzzo, in their hometown of
Rosario on June 30, the Argentina striker revealed on Thursday.
"The wedding will be held in Rosario, Argentina, on June 30," Messi's personal communications agency 6Pointer said.
The ceremony between the five-time Ballon d'Or winner and his
childhood sweetheart is to be held at Rosario cathedral and many of
Messi's Barcelona team-mates are expected, chief amongst them the
couple's closest friends, Uruguay striker Luis Suarez and his wife Sofia
Messi turns 30 on June 24 and Roccuzzo is 29 and the pair have been
living together for nine years and have two children, four-year-old
Thiago and baby Mateo.