Barcelona forward and captain of the Argentina national team, Lionel Messi will be tying the knot with his long time sweetheart, Antonella Roccuzzo in 2017.

Lionel will be getting married to the mother of his two children in the Argentina international’s hometown of Rosario.

The duo was said to have met in Rosario when they were children through Messi’s close friend, Lucas Scaglia.

Congratulations Messi as you commence the new year with great joy and happiness. We wish you a lasting union.