PHOTOS: Lionel Messi And Girlfriend

Despite being repeatedly linked with beautiful celebrities, including Luciana Salazar, Claudia Ciardone, and even the former girlfriend of English player Ashley Cole, Cheryl Cole, the truth is that the heart of the best football player in the world has an owner.

Her name is Antonella Roccuzzo, is from Rosario as Lionel, and is studying nutrition. With a simple and fresh look, Messi’s girlfriend continues next to the player and according to friends, is one of the main reasons of his performance, containing him and making him happy off the field.

Antonella is the cousin of his best friend and former partner at Newell’s, Lucas Scaglia, and is defined as “simple”, “humble” and “quiet”, same attributes of Barcelona star.

For this reason, following the well-known phrase “behind every great man there is always a great woman,” if Argentina accomplishes successfully”, part of the credit must be for Antonella.