11 footballers who got married in 2017

11 footballers who got married in 2017

Lionel Messi's wedding this summer might have dominated the headlines but there were others including two Super Eagles stars who tied the knots in 2017.

Due to the strict football calender, many footballers never get married during the football season but rather do so during the summer.

Here are seven footballers who got married this summer;

1. Leo Messi

La Pulga's wedding to childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo was dubbed the wedding of the century in South America. The wedding was held at at a luxury hotel in Sante Fe, Argentina.

11 footballers who got married in 2017

Messi kisses his bride on their wedding day. Photo: The Daily Mail

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2. Manuel Neuer

The German shotstopper tied the knot with his stunning partner Nina Weiss wearing clutches in June.

11 footballers who got married in 2017

The Bayern Munich stopper was injured at the time of his wedding in the summer

3. Granit Xhaka

The Arsenal man had a rather lowkey wedding to his long-term girlfriend Leonita Lekaj in July after helping the Gunners win the FA Cup.

11 footballers who got married in 2017

A photo from the wedding of Xhaka and his girlfriend. Photo: Squawka

4. Phil Jones

After years of being together, Jones married Kaya Hall in Nether Alderley, Cheshire, on Friday, 16 June. Manchester United stars like Chris Smalling and former teammates like Danny Welbeck and Wayne Rooney were in attendance.

11 footballers who got married in 2017

The Manchester United defender after his wedding to his long-time girlfriend. Photo: The Sun

5. Chris Smalling

The defender married stunning model Sam Cooke in Lake Como, Italy in a week when he became the third Manchester United star to do so after Matteo Darmian and Phil Jones.

11 footballers who got married in 2017

Sam Cooke and Smalling on their wedding day. Photo: Manchester Evening News

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6. Alvaro Morata

The striker tied the knot with Alice Campello, just before his transfer to Chelsea in the summer.

11 footballers who got married in 2017

Morata married Campello and they have one child together

7. Victor Moses

The Super Eagles man had a very lowkey wedding where pictures were hard to come by. He married Josephine the mother of his two children less than 24-hours after Arsenal defeated Chelsea in the FA Cup final on May 27.

11 footballers who got married in 2017

Victor Moses married Josephine after the FA Cup final

8. Ahmed Musa

Musa married new wife Juliet Adeh in a registry in Nigeria in May, few months after seperating from his former wife and mother of his children Jamila.

11 footballers who got married in 2017

Musa and Juliet after tying the knot in Lagos in May.

9. Mateo Kovacic and Lucas Vasquez

The two Real Madrid stars got married 24 hours after Alvaro Morata's wedding. The timing of the wedding is believed to be no coincidence as the trio planned it that way following a double-title winning season.

11 footballers who got married in 2017

Kovacic plants a kiss on his wife after their wedding. Photo: Sokkaa

Kovacic got married in his native Croatia, Vazquez in Spain and Morata in Italy.

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10. Antoine Griezmann

The Frenchman who will join Manchester United or Barcelona next summer married Eriks Choparena in secret in May.

11 footballers who got married in 2017

Antoine Griezmann remain at Atletico Madrid and got married

11. Kevin De Bruyne

Manchester City and Belgian superstar Kevin De Bruyne officially tied the knot with his long - term girlfriend Michele Lacroix in the summer after the 2016/2017 season.

11 footballers who got married in 2017

De Bruyne announced his union on Instagram.

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