Exactly a year ago, all eyes and emotions of football fans around the world were on the final match of the Qatar World Cup. For the soccer star’s family, it marked an unforgettable day as they witnessed their World Cup dreams come true, all while rumors of a potential retirement lingered. Therefore, December 18 is now engraved in Messi’s history, a day he and his wife, Antonela Roccuzzo, celebrated the first anniversary of that victorious moment in their life.
“A year since the most beautiful madness of my career… Unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime,” Messi wrote alongside a selection of photos that reminded us of that moment when he lifted the trophy with applause from the Qatar audience and the excitement of fans around the world. “Happy anniversary to all!!!” he concluded, signing with his name on his social media.
Additionally, there’s a funny picture from the following day, lounging in his hotel bed, cradling the cup, and enjoying his “mate” drink.Messi made sure to share pictures with his friends and teammates from the Argentine National Team as well.
His wife, Antonela Roccuzzo, also showed pride in his triumph, which her beloved has pursued since childhood. With four carefully selected photos, Antonela celebrated the first anniversary of the victory, adding a much more family-oriented touch and revealing the other side of the fruit of their efforts.“One year ago. Happy 18/12, Argentinians,” wrote the influencer, who also had the opportunity to hold and embrace the World Cup. Additionally, she shared a very special moment between Messi and their three children—Ciro, Thiago, and Mateo—posing on the podium of the top three places of the Qatar 2022 World Cup.