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Lionel Messi and wife Antonella Rocuzzo to welcome third child

Lionel Messi and Antonella Rocuzzo, who got married in July, have two boys.

football Updated: Oct 15, 2017 21:01 IST
Lionel Messi got married to Antonella Rocuzzo earlier in the year in Argentina.
Lionel Messi got married to Antonella Rocuzzo earlier in the year in Argentina.(Lionel Messi/Instagram)

Five-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi is to become a father for the third time, the Barcelona star’s wife Antonella Rocuzzo confirmed on Sunday.

“Family of 5 #Blessed,” Rocuzzo posted on Instagram alongside a picture of Messi and the couple’s two sons Thiago (four) and Matteo (two).

Familia de 5❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ #blessed

A post shared by AntoRoccuzzo88 (@antoroccuzzo88) on

Messi, 30, and Rocuzzo, 29, got married in their native city of Rosario, Argentina, in July in a celebration described as the “wedding of the century” by the Argentine press.

Messi has had a blistering start to the season for La Blaugrana scoring 16 goals in all competitions.