The Argentine superstar - who is known for his shy persona - gushed about his childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo in a rare personal interview. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner has three sons - Thiago, Mateo and Ciro - with the year-old model whom he married in July He is a gentleman. And Ciro is similar to Mateo, or maybe worse, we'll see. Messi, 32, has lived in Barcelona since he was a teenager but he admitted that his go-to food and drink have rarely changed as he grew up. He added: "I always said favourite dish is a roast, milanesa breaded meat fillet or pasta. The type of food that I like is something very simple. I used to drink it sweet, but then I got used to the bitterness and I drink it like that. Long-time rival Cristiano Ronaldo revealed his guilty pleasure is a pizza shared with his son earlier this month.
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The year-old brunette bombshell, who has three young children with the superstar footballer, stripped off to showcase her sensational figure in a series of red hot throwback snaps. Topping up her tan on a beach in Spain back in , she put her trim curves on full display in a daring baby pink two-piece. One shot showed Antonella bending over as she took off a pair of tiny denim shorts, flashing her shapely rear and slender pins in the thong-style number. Who is Lionel Messi's wife Antonella Roccuzzo? Antonella oozed sex appeal in a patterned two-piece as she showed off her toned midriff while Daniella, 43, showcased her hourglass curves in mix-and-match swimwear. She landed in Russia earlier this week in order to cheer on her husband during their clash with Nigeria. This afternoon, Messi will be hoping to captain Argentina to victory over France after finishing second in the group stages. Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli spoke out this week after video footage reportedly showed him asking Messi whether he should bring on Sergio Aguero during their victory against Nigeria. Play slideshow. The couple tied the knot in and welcomed their third son Ciro earlier this year.
Why has the best player in the world chosen a girl from his hometown neighbourhood, the daughter of a supermarket owner? It all began in , when Messi and Lucas Scaglia, the cousin of Antonella and Leo's friend in the Newell's Old Boys youth system, began to spend time together in Rosario. Leo was just nine-years-old, but was already in love with the daughter of the Rosario supermarket chain owners. Those who know him recall that he would write letters as a kid, stating that one day Antonella would be his girlfriend.
What happens when you're a foxy lady and marry a professional soccer player who is one of the best in the world? All eyes go on you. The forward for Barcelona and Argentina, married his super hot and sultry wife, Antonella Roccuzzo in , and since, the wed couple share three children, and a whole lot of press. Evidently, when a soccer star marries a bombshell, everybody wants to be in the know. For the longest time, Antonella was known as Messi's girlfriend, and all soccer junkies became obsessed with Messi's love life as much as his professional career; we do not blame them, who can take their eyes off a top-ranked soccer player and a drop-dead gorgeous woman? Ahead of the star striker's wedding to his long-time girlfriend, very little was known about her, and her life before finding love with the Barcelona great. After their wedding last year on June 30th, , that captured the imagination of the world, more people, including the media, became curious about this private lady with a ring on her finger from Messi.