Jun 30 2017
Soccer star Lionel Messi is marrying his long-term childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo on Friday around 7 pm local time.
The celebrity wedding that has caught the media attention will be held at the Rosario City Centre Hotel and Casino and the Pullman Hotel in Argentina which will be shut for the general public during the wedding.
It has been dubbed as the Latin America's 'wedding of the event'.
The wedding is styled like a Hollywood event complete with an iconic red carpet entrance. The couple has even invited around 150 journalists from all over the world to make it look like a proper Hollywood event.
It will be a star-studded event and is expected to be attended by his teammates Neymar, Luis Suarez, Cesc Fabregas, Xavi Hernandez among others. The guests have been asked to make donations to the Leo Messi Foundation, a charitable foundation run by him.
The bride is said to be wearing a wedding dress by Spanish designer Rosa Clara.