An attack on the supermarket owned by the family of Messi’s wife Antonella Roccuzzo was carried out on Thursday. A handwritten threat was left at the scene.
For Lionel Messi, 2023 began the way 2022 ended: successful! But now the recently crowned world footballer 2022 has serious concerns for his safety and that of his family. Gunfire rang out early Thursday morning at a supermarket owned by the family of Messi’s wife Antonella Roccuzzo.
The family business is based in the birthplace of former FC Barcelona star Rosario, Argentina. According to witnesses, the attack on the grocery store by two masked, unknown perpetrators on a motorcycle took place at three in the morning. Although the strangers fired a total of 14 shots, according to the police, no one was injured because there were no people on the premises at the time in question.
Handwritten note unsettles Messi
However, the perpetrators not only left chaos, but also a serious message addressed to the seven-time world footballer from Argentina: Messi, we are waiting for you. Javkin is a narco (member of a drug cartel), he will not take care of you”. The handwritten note was found near the scene of the crime. Meanwhile, the mayor of the city of Javkin confirmed that the shop belongs to Roccuzzo’s family. According to Javkin, the target is of the attack to “wreak havoc in the city”, the politician said: “What story spreads faster in the world than an attack on Messi?”
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