The husband of the Argentine international expressed her excitement after arriving in the French capital
Lionel Messi’s wife, Antonela Rocuzzo, says she is looking forward to a ‘new chapter full of opportunities’ at Paris Saint-Germain.
PSG signed Messi on Tuesday on a free transfer, committing to a two-year deal following his sudden departure from Barcelona.
The 34-year-old has enjoyed more than two decades of unprecedented success at Camp Nou with his family by his side, but his husband is excited about the next phase of his career after arriving in the French capital.
What was said?
Antonela posts a picture of herself with Messi and their three sons standing on the Parc des Princes field on social media after the six-time Ballon d’Or winner first official press conference as PSG player.
The 33-year-old model included the caption: ‘A wonderful stage closes, but a new chapter full of opportunities opens up!
‘In the beginning, all changes are difficult, but together we will continue to write our history.
“We love you Leo Messi and we are all with you.”
How long have Lionel and Antonela been together?
Messi and his wife are childhood sweethearts and initially met in Argentina when he was just five years old.
The couple finally married in 2017 and have three children together – Thiago, Mateo and Ciro.
When will Messi make his PSG debut?
PSG kicked off their last Ligue 1 campaign last weekend with a 2-1 win over Troyes, and are currently preparing for a home game against Strasbourg.
However, it is unlikely that Messi will be involved in the match at the The Argentine international has admitted that he needs time to get back into full fitness after his summer vacation.
“Maybe I need a pre-season,” the former Barca star, who helped his country win the Copa America earlier this year, told reporters.
“I’m going to start practicing and working, and I hope I can play as soon as possible, if the staff thinks I’m ready, I’m ready.”