Lionel Messi was married to longtime partner Antonela Roccuzzo on Friday in their hometown of Rosario, Argentina. The event was a who's who of footballing royalty with Barcelona legends of past and present in attendance as well as Messi's teammates on the Argentinian national team.
Ahh summer. Warm sunshine, no school, beaches, vacations, international B teams competing for second-rate trophies and, of course, weddings.
It’s wedding season in the soccer world and trophy husbands are being tied down by women left and right.
Lionel Messi is tying the knot (and eating empanadas) on Friday, so a couple English Premier League stars got hitched this past weekend so as not to be overshadowed by he-who-overshadows-everything in soccer.
These footballers shoulder a lot of responsibility when they step out on the pitch for their clubs, but they have an even bigger responsibility when they return home. For Father's Day, we are celebrating some of the famous footballers who are also loving fathers. Take a look at some of these players hanging out with their adorable little ones.
Are you sick of sitting at home by yourself? Are you tired of watching the weekend soccer games alone on the couch? It’s time to stop being lazy and start being proactive. Find someone who will keep you company and support your sports addiction and what better than an athlete herself?!
Let me guess, you’ve dated a variety of different guys but nothing has ever worked out. He was either too quiet, too mean or went MIA. Now you're sick and tired of dating but you don’t want to face this world alone. Don’t stress out, I’m here to open your eyes and point you in the right direction.
Ever wonder what it would be like to date a professional soccer player? These celebrities hit the jackpot and found love on the soccer field. Let us refresh your memory as we list the top famous footballer-celebrity couples. Some are married, some are engaged and some are dating, but all are known for their own accomplishments and success. Here's a sneak peak at the couples who made the list.
Famous Footballer-Celebrity Couples
David & Victoria Beckham
Wesley Sneijder & Yolanthe Sneijder-Cabau
The image of football players at wild parties with crazy girls is reinforced every generation. What few of us might know, however, is that this image does not fit every star player. Off the field, the nicest footballers in the world maintain lasting romances with girlfriends and wives. They form couples, even in adolescence, when they were still in youth teams. The most popular player today, Lionel Messi met his wife Antonella Roccuzzo when he was just a promising young boy from the lowland areas of Argentina.
Exeter City's David Wheeler owes his girlfriend some flowers and chocolates and other assorted gifts for what happened this weekend before, during and after Exeter's League Two match against Northampton Town.
Wheeler sent an errant warm-up shot into the stands, where it hit his girlfriend, Alice Woodyatt, breaking her wrist.
Here's the crazy part: she stayed to watch the whole match before going to the doctor.
48-year-old Romario is dating 19-year-old Dixie Pratt. Apparently he has taken “age is only a number” to heart.