Some of Lionel Messi’s current and former Barcelona team-mates have touched down in Argentina ahead of his highly-anticipated wedding to Antonella Roccuzzo on Friday. Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba, Carles Puyol, Cesc Fabregas, Xavi and Samuel Eto’o all featured in a snap uploaded to Instagram by Puyol’s wife, Vanessa Lorenzo.
Messi has invited the entire Barcelona squad to the ceremony in Rosario.
The City Center Rosario has been hired as the venue, with a five star hotel inside the complex for guests to reside.
Sergio Aguero’s wife, Karina, will perform the song for the first dance at the ceremony.
Messi has also requested that chefs cook local delicacies such as ‘locro’ stew and ’empanada’ pasties for the feast.
Messi and his childhood sweetheart will finally tie the knot on a relationship which spans back to when they were just five years old.
The pair met growing up in Rosario, Argentina, but kept in touch after Messi moved to Spain at the age of 13. And now they have now returned to their hometown for the grand event on Friday.
Messi and Roccuzzo, who have two children, Thiago and Mateo, will host the wedding at City Center Rosario in Santa Fe.