Messi and wife expecting third child

Argentinian football icon Lionel Messi is expecting a third child with wife Antonella Rocuzzo.

Barcelona star Lionel Messi and wife Antonella Rocuzzo are expecting a third child.   -  Getty Images

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

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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.


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