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3 Top Footballers of the World and their Wives and Lives

For Every Footballer playing in the major soccer leagues, there also is a woman that supports them in their football careers, attending football matches and social events all over the world.

1. Lionel Messi left his hometown, Rosario, as a child, in order to join Barcelona. He has a reputation for being shy but has been in love with his partner from a young age. He returned home to Rosario, to marry his long-term partner, Antonella Rocuzzo. They grew up together in Argentina and have two sons, Thiago and Mateo. Antonella prefers to stay out of the spotlight, though she has over four million followers on Instagram. Messi is clearly a proud father and he regularly shares pictures of the family on Instagram.

2. Luiz Suarez met his wife when they were still teenagers in Uruguay. Sofia inspired him to become a footballer. She was rich and he was poor. In 2001, at age 15, Suarez was a street sweeper in Uruguay. Sofia moved to Barcelona with her family. This move inspired Suarez to become a professional football player. He wanted a European team to pay for him to fly to Europe because he wanted to see Sofia. She is a real pillar in his life and they have been together for a long time. They have 2 children, a daughter, Delfina, and a son, Benjamin.

3. Fernando Torres and his wife, Olalla Dominguez, met when they were both 15. He married his childhood sweetheart in a private ceremony in Madrid. The couple has two children, a daughter, Nora, and a son, Leo. Torres plays for Liverpool and says what he likes most of living in England, is anonymity. He prefers spending his time at home, rather than going to parties and events.

Footballers’ wives and girlfriends tend to always be a hot topic of discussion. Some of these couples started out as childhood sweethearts, marrying later on and had children, staying happily married. Most other footballer’s partners or girlfriends are either models, actresses, television personalities or a mixture of these, and they met during social or media functions.