Lionel Messi’s wife could hardly contain her excitement after Argentina beat France in a wild finish at the 2022 World Cup on Sunday.
Antonella Roccuzzo was photographed in the stands at Lusail Stadium in Qatar as he watched Messi claim his first World Cup title after Gonzalo Montiel scored the winning penalty kick.
Roccuzzo, who has been married to Messi since 2017, was seen wearing his number 10 jersey and a white cap as he watched the 35-year-old score two goals against France, a 23rd-minute penalty kick and another . In the 108th minute of extra time.
Argentina beat reigning champions France 4–2 on penalty kicks, sealing the country’s first World Cup victory since 1986.
Moments after the win, Messi was greeted on the field by Roccuzzo and his three sons: Thiago, 10, Mateo, 7, and Ciro, 4. Roccuzzo also kissed Messi on the cheek in a sweet moment.
Roccuzzo has been keeping her fans up to date with her family’s World Cup happenings over the past few weeks, often posting pictures from the tournament on Instagram.
Earlier this month, Roccuzzo shared a photo of herself cozying up to Messi which she captioned, “Momentos,” or “moments.”
Ahead of this year’s tournament, Roccuzo posted a pic of the couple’s three sons sporting Messi’s jerseys by a Christmas tree.
“Here we come Qatar!” she wrote on Instagram in November.
Now, Messi and his favorite supporters can enjoy every moment of this much-deserved victory lap.