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Inside Italy footballer Marco Verratti and model Jessica Aidi’s stunning wedding in Paris

He’s a world-class footballer and she is a stunning swimsuit model, so it is of little surprise the wedding of Italy’s Euros-winning Marco Verratti and his model girlfriend Jessica Aidi was a seriously stylish affair. 

Newlywed Jessica, 29, shared an intimate look at their nuptials in Neuilly Sur Seine, outside Paris, on her Instagram account yesterday, hours after a handful official photos were released. 

The snaps from family and friends reveal a chic civil ceremony followed by a lavish banquet dinner in a five-star hotel, complete with a performance by former First Lady Carla Bruni, an abundance of fresh flowers and a fireworks display over the rooftops of the French capital.  

As might be expected for such an extravagant occasion, the bride stepped out in two breathtaking ensembles – a daring cream lace suit for the marriage ceremony and a slinky figure-hugging gown with a plunging back and sleek train for the evening reception.  

The newlyweds arm-in-arm

 Breathtaking bride: Newlywed Jessica, 29, shared an intimate look at their Paris nuptials on her Instagram account yesterday, hours after a handful official photos were released. The photos revealed that she changed into a stunning gown for the evening reception (pictured) after exchanging vows in a chic semi-sheer lace suit. Right, the newlyweds arm-in-arm

A-list guest: The couple were personally serenaded by Carla Bruni, who stood just feet away from them as she sung

A-list guest: The couple were personally serenaded by Carla Bruni, who stood just feet away from them as she sung 

Spot the difference! Jessica poses for a photo with another woman, believed to be her sister

The bride soaks up the sun in Paris

Spot the difference! Jessica poses for a photo with another woman, believed to be her sister, and soaks up the sun in Paris

Here come the bride and groom! After exchanging vows, Jessica and Marco walked hand-in-hand through Paris

Here come the bride and groom! After exchanging vows, Jessica and Marco walked hand-in-hand through Paris 

Sealed with a kiss: The couple posed for photos after the civil ceremony

They couldn't keep their hands off each other

Sealed with a kiss: The couple posed for photos after the civil ceremony (left) and couldn’t keep their hands off each other 

Romance: Guests were seated at this spectacular gold-plated table with explosions of soft pink flowers and elegant glassware. As a fun party favour, guests were given a fans in the shape of a heart or featuring Verratti's eye

Romance: Guests were seated at this spectacular gold-plated table with explosions of soft pink flowers and elegant glassware. As a fun party favour, guests were given a fans in the shape of a heart or featuring Verratti’s eye

Baby, you're a firework! No extravagant wedding is complete without fireworks and Jessica and Marco didn't disappoint

Guests watched the beautiful display over the rooftops of Paris

Baby, you’re a firework! No extravagant wedding is complete without fireworks and Jessica and Marco didn’t disappoint

Among the guests was Verratti’s former PSG teammate Zlatan Ibrahimović and his Italy teammate Salvatore Sirigu.

Jessica was first spotted with father-of-two Verratti, 28, at the Monaco Grand Prix in 2019, just months after the PSG footballer announced his divorce from wife Laura Zazzara.

It marks the second celebration in under a week for the couple after Verratti helped lead Italy to victory over England in the Euro 2020 final. 

The couple looked the epitome of glamour as they left the civil ceremony hand-in-hand with Verratti’s two children Tomasso and Andrea. 

You may now kiss the bride! Family and friends shared a look inside the civil ceremony that took place in Paris yesterday

Marco and Jessica kiss after exchanging vows

You may now kiss the bride! Family and friends shared a look inside the civil ceremony that took place in Paris yesterday

Beautiful setting: One of the guests shared this snap of the couple declaring their love for each other in front of loved ones

Beautiful setting: One of the guests shared this snap of the couple declaring their love for each other in front of loved ones

The new Mr and Mrs Verratti! The couple walked down the grand staircase before emerging onto the street below

The new Mr and Mrs Verratti! The couple walked down the grand staircase before emerging onto the street below

Just married! Verratti had his arm around his new wife as they posed for photos

Jessica looked stunning in her suit

Just married! Verratti had his arm around his new wife as they posed for photos. Jessica looked stunning in her suit 

Family affair: The couple were joined by Verratti's two sons from his previous marriage, which ended in 2019

Family affair: The couple were joined by Verratti’s two sons from his previous marriage, which ended in 2019 

The footballer looked handsome in a black suit with a matching bow tie and crisp white shirt, while his children wore their own miniature suits and shirts. 

The newlyweds shared a kiss on the steps of the municipal building and couldn’t keep the smiles from their faces as they posed for the photographers. 

Jessica, who has more than 430,000 followers on Instagram, showcased her signature flair for fashion with her first wedding look, opting for semi-sheer lace cigarette-leg trousers and a matching tuxedo blazer with a silk lapel.

She pulled her curls up into a relaxed updo and finished the look with a chunky gold choker necklace. 

Adding a touch of colour to her bridal outfit, Jessica held a vibrant bouquet of flowers in her hand, featuring orange and white roses. 

Romantic moments: Photographers and videographers were on hand to capture the moment the newlyweds shared a kiss

Romantic moments: Photographers and videographers were on hand to capture the moment the newlyweds shared a kiss 

Little touches: Bride Jessica was thrilled with the breathtaking floral table displays

She loved the party favours

Little touches: Bride Jessica was thrilled with the breathtaking floral table displays and loved the party favours (right)

VIP treatment: Former French First Lady and acclaimed singer Carla Bruni delivered an elegant live performance

VIP treatment: Former French First Lady and acclaimed singer Carla Bruni delivered an elegant live performance

All-out glamour: The bride and groom share a kiss in front of their family and friends

The stunning banquet room

All-out glamour: The bride and groom share a kiss in front of their family and friends. Right, the stunning banquet room 

A vision in white! Jessica looked simply stunning in her slinky gown with a train, with beaded detailing that caught the light

A vision in white! Jessica looked simply stunning in her slinky gown with a train, with beaded detailing that caught the light 

After the service the couple strolled hand-in-hand through the streets of Paris, with their loved ones lining the route. 

The evening reception was held at an enchanting period property with high ceilings. Dozens of candles and vibrant floral displays created a romantic atmosphere as guests took their seats at a table arranged in the shape of a heart. 

Later Jessica and Marco were serenaded by a singer and partied the night away with friends.  

Group shot! The groom poses for photos with friends and family including former PSG teammate Zlatan Ibrahimović

Group shot! The groom poses for photos with friends and family including former PSG teammate Zlatan Ibrahimović

On their way! Zlatan Ibrahimović (left) and friends appeared to take a private jet to the stunning Paris wedding

On their way! Zlatan Ibrahimović (left) and friends appeared to take a private jet to the stunning Paris wedding 

The couple first went public in October 2019 when they dazzled on the front row of Paris Fashion Week and have gone from strength to strength in the months since.

Jessica, who appeared in Sports Illustrated 2019, regularly shares snaps of her five-star adventures with her 322,000 Instagram followers.

The footballer, who has two children from his previous relationship, popped the question at the start of the year in a lavish desert proposal.

Verratti played in a midfield position during Sunday’s match, with Italy winning on penalties against England. The footballer joined PSG aged 19. 

The celebrations don't appear to be stopping any time soon for Italian footballer Marco Verratti (pictured kissing his bride) after he tied the knot today for the second time when marrying model girlfriend Jessica Aidi - just days after beating England at the Euros

The celebrations don’t appear to be stopping any time soon for Italian footballer Marco Verratti (pictured kissing his bride) after he tied the knot today for the second time when marrying model girlfriend Jessica Aidi – just days after beating England at the Euros

Verratti and the brunette beauty (pictured lifting up the footballer's child by the arms) wed in a lavish Paris ceremony, surrounded by their family and friends, with the bride donning a daring cream lace suit for the occasion

Verratti and the brunette beauty (pictured lifting up the footballer’s child by the arms) wed in a lavish Paris ceremony, surrounded by their family and friends, with the bride donning a daring cream lace suit for the occasion

The bride (pictured with her husband) completed her look with an eye-catching gold necklace and strappy white sandals

Verratti and Jessica following their wedding in Paris

The bride (pictured with her husband) completed her look with an eye-catching gold necklace and strappy white sandals

Jessica (pictured with her husband and his children) was first spotted with father-of-two Verratti at the Monaco Grand Prix in 2019, just months after the PSG footballer announced his divorce from wife Laura Zazzara

Jessica (pictured with her husband and his children) was first spotted with father-of-two Verratti at the Monaco Grand Prix in 2019, just months after the PSG footballer announced his divorce from wife Laura Zazzara

Today, the couple (pictured) looked the epitome of glamour as they left the wedding ceremony together hand-in-hand

The couple are all smiles when getting married

Today, the couple (pictured) looked the epitome of glamour as they left the wedding ceremony together hand-in-hand, believed to be alongside Verratti’s two children Tomasso and Andrea

Throwing a beaming smile towards the camera, the bride looked picture perfect in her daring lace ensemble, completed with a glitzy golden necklace

 Throwing a beaming smile towards the camera, the bride looked picture perfect in her daring lace ensemble, completed with a glitzy golden necklace

The footballer (pictured with his wife) appeared handsome in a black suit with a matching bow tie and crisp white shirt

His children appeared to be matching the footballer's dashing ensemble. Pictured, the sporting star with his bride

The footballer (pictured with his wife) appeared handsome in a black suit with a matching bow tie and crisp white shirt, while his children matched his dashing ensemble

 

Looking loved-up, the couple shared a sweet kiss on the steps of the Paris building before posing for photographs together with their family members (pictured)

Looking loved-up, the couple shared a sweet kiss on the steps of the Paris building before posing for photographs together with their family members (pictured)

A guest dressed in a vibrant pink blazer speaks with another arrival, sporting a patterned frock and stylish sunglasses

A guest dressed in a vibrant pink blazer speaks with another arrival, sporting a patterned frock and stylish sunglasses

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