The public and fans have known that Lionel Messi has been dating an Argentinean woman, Antonella for the past years however in the beginning of 2011, Messi’s grandfather Lionel Messi has confirmed that the couple is undergoing a rough time in their relationship.
In 2010, Lionel Messi appeared in the streets of Barcelona with his girlfriend, Antonella Roccuzzo. Antonella is an Argentinean citizen born in Lionel Messi’s hometown of Rosario, Argentina. She was studying Nutrition there but moved to Spain to be with Messi.
In an interview, Messi confirmed their relationship and told about how they met and how their relationship developed. They first met when they were five years old. Antonella is cousins with Lionel’s best friend, Lucas. Lionel moved from Argentina to Spain due to health problems but he has always returned to his home country whenever there were holidays. They were able to keep their relationship private for about a year.
In 2011, there were rumors of the couple breaking up. Fuel was added to the fire when Messi’s grandfather, Antonio Cuccitini, was interviewed on a local radio station. Cuccitini told the radio station that the two were no longer together. The couple has yet to confirm the current status of their relationship. If you believe this might change the game for him, you better go and bet while you get the right sports betting stakes, so you can earn the most.