Lionel Messi has married childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo in a party billed Argentina’s ‘wedding of the century.’
The Barcelona superstar and Roccuzzo had to have the bride’s dress flown in on a private jet from Spain. And the couple looked over the moon as they finally tied the knot in front of their young sons Thiago and Mateo.
There has been tensions between Messi’s family and his partner, 29, but they forgot about their feud ahead of the big occasion.
Superstar Messi, 30, beamed as he enjoyed the special event with over 250 friends and family while a host of Barcelona stars from past and present were in attendance.
Premier League stars Cesc Fabregas and Sergio Aguero were present, while Barcelona legends Xavi Hernandez, Carles Puyol and Samuel Eto’o were also in town.
It has been reported guests have had mobile phones banned, staff sworn to secrecy and over 450 police officers have been brought in to manage the situation.
Argentinian media say there is tension between Messi’s family and his bride Antonella. According to the Daily Mail, their relationship has been under strain for nearly seven years. But it is believed the families have settled their differences for the wedding.
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