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Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo expecting third child together

Hat-tricks both on and off the field for Lionel Messi this week

T2 Online Newsdesk 16 October 2017, 6:57 PM
Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo got married in June 2017

Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo got married in June 2017 Image: AP

Days after guiding Argentina through to the 2018 World Cup with a hat-trick, Lionel Messi and wife Antonella Roccuzzo confirmed that the couple is expecting their third child together.

Roccuzzo posted a photo on social media with her husband and two sons to confirm the good news for the Argentine maestro.


Familia de 5❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ #blessed👦🏻👦🏻👦🏻

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Messi and Roccuzzo have been childhood sweethearts since 2008. They are parents to Thiago and Mateo Messi and got married in June, 2017.


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This came a day after Barcelona played out a 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid in La Liga. Luis Suarez scored late on for the Liga leaders to cancel out Saul Niguez's first-half strike.

Barcelona remained on top with 22 points, four ahead of holders Real Madrid in second.

The perfect week for the world's most gifted player with hat-tricks both on and off the field.

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