Arguably one of the biggest rivalries in world football ever will be documented as that one between Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina’s Lionel Messi.
The two have become powerhouses of football and, in many ways, it is impossible to describe a complete football player without having either of the two in mind.
More recently, Messi scored one over his arch rival as he secured his record sixth Ballon d’ Or, becoming the first ever player to achieve the feat.
Regardless, the two have striking unique features about them and neutral football fans can only sit back and enjoy their greatness while they can.
So what about Ronaldo and Messi’s better halves? While there is no tangible rivalry between the two ladies, cheeky fans cannot help but make comparisons every once in a while.
It is particularly interesting to note that Ronaldo and Messi’s wives also have some interesting similarities with their respective spouses.
For one thing Ronaldo’s girl Georgina Rodriguez is much more marketable on social media than Messi’s wife Antonella Rocuzzo.
Rodriguez has an impressive 14.5 million followers on Instagram while Messi’s wife falls slightly behind with 11 million followers.
One thing that is for certain, however, is both ladies are undeniably beautiful and in many ways, they complement their star husbands’ success.
Messi’s love story with Antonella is one from the fairy tales as he and his wife were childhood sweethearts from their native Rosario district in Argentina.
The power couple that is Ronaldo and Georgina met in 2016 in what the latter says was love at first sight when she saw Real Madrid’s all time goal scorer.
Georgina has one child with Ronaldo, although she also helps raise Ronaldo’s two-year old twins and his first born, Cristiano Junior, who were all born from surrogate mothers.
Messi and Antonella’s marriage bore three boys: Matteo, Ciro and Thiago Messi.
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