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Argentina's Lionel Messi to wed: reports

dpa logodpa 14/12/2016 By Warwick Barr

Lionel Messi will marry long-time girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo in their hometown of Rosario, 300km north of Buenos Aires.

Argentina's star footballer Lionel Messi is to marry girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo next year, according to media reports.

The wedding is to take place in Rosario, Messi and Roccuzzo's hometown, it was announced on Radio Metro 95.1

No date was reported.

In Barcelona, the newspaper Sport, citing family sources, said the couple had decided to formalise their relatioship.

Messi and Roccuzzo met as children in Rosario, and became a couple in 2007.

They have two sons, Thiago, 4, and Mateo, 1.

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