Gunmen open fire at supermarket owned by Lionel Messi's in-laws

    Messi and his wife Antonela Roccuzzo pose upon arrival to attend the Best FIFA Football Awards 2022 ceremony in Paris on February 27.

    (CNN)Two gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire at a supermarket owned by the in-laws of Argentina captain and Paris Saint-Germain striker Lionel Messi in Rosario, Argentina, on Thursday, according to police.

    The incident occurred during the early hours of Thursday morning, leaving 14 bullet holes at a market owned by the parents of Antonela Roccuzzo, Messi's wife, Rosario police said.
    The police and Pablo Javkin, the mayor of Rosario, confirmed that gunmen had left a "handwritten note" with threats against the 35-year-old Messi.
      The gunmen left a note which said: "Messi, we are waiting for you."
        The note also called mayor Pablo Javkin a narco, who will not be able to protect the star athlete.