Lionel Messi Enjoys Caribbean Vacation with Wife Antonela Roccuzzo
Lionel Messi, the legendary footballer, is taking a well-deserved break before embarking on the next chapter of his extraordinary career in Miaмi.
While on vacation, Messi and his childhood sweetheart, Antonela Roccuzzo, have been spotted enjoying the sun and sand on the beautiful Turks and Caicos Islands.
Quality Time with Family
Accompanied by his wife, Messi has been relishing the tranquil moments before his highly anticipated move to Inter Miami, an MLS team. The co-owner of Inter Miami, David Beckham, surely hopes that Messi avoids any adventurous activities during this period.
Messi is set to sign a lucrative two-and-a-half year deal with Inter Miami, which includes an option for another season. His annual salary is estimated to be in the range of $50 to $60 million.
A Romantic Getaway
Currently, Lionel Messi and Antonela Roccuzzo are enjoying a romantic vacation in the Caribbean.
The couple, who have been together since their childhood, have three children, Mateo, Thiago, and Ciro.
A Landmark Deal Facilitated by MLS
To secure Lionel Messi’s transfer to America, MLS went to great lengths. Part of his contract will be financed by Adidas, who will pay him a percentage of the sales from Messi-branded merchandise.
Additionally, Apple has agreed to share a portion of the MLS subscriptions generated from Messi’s inclusion.
A Family-Friendly Move
Messi has expressed that the move to Miami is beneficial for his family, as they already own a house in the city.
His wife, Antonela, and their children are excited to embrace this new chapter in their lives.
Reunion with Familiar Faces
Joining Inter Miami, Lionel Messi will be reunited with two familiar faces from his illustrious career. Sergio Busquets, the iconic Barcelona midfielder, has already been informally announced as a new signing through an Instagram post.
Furthermore, defender Jordi Alba, who left Barcelona at the end of his contract this summer, is expected to finalize his move to Miami imminently.
A Much-Needed Boost for Inter Miami
Inter Miami eagerly anticipates the arrival of their star signings. Currently struggling in the Eastern Conference of MLS,
the team is languishing at the bottom and is nine points away from the playoff positions. The addition of Messi and his esteemed colleagues is expected to inject new life and vitality into the team.
Debut and Unveiling
Lionel Messi is scheduled to make his Inter Miami debut on July 21, facing off against Cruz Azul.
Before that, on July 16, there will be an official unveiling ceremony for Messi at the team’s stadium—an event that fans eagerly await.