Football: Lionel Messi's wife Antonella Rocuzzo announces pregnancy

Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi and wife Antonella Rocuzzo are set to add to their family of two. PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/ANTOROCCUZZO88

Barcelona (AFP) - 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 (Oct 15).

"Family of 5 #Blessed," Rocuzzo posted on Instagram alongside a picture of Messi and the couple's two sons Thiago (four) and Matteo (two).

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 Argentinian press.

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