Matildas star Sam Kerr has shared pictures from the second she proposed to her long-term girlfriend, American skilled soccer participant Kristie Mewis.
The couple first sparked hypothesis that the query had been popped in September when followers noticed Mewis carrying what appeared to be — and, because it seems, was — an engagement ring.
But the soccer energy couple did not affirm their engagement till November 9 when Mewis revealed the information in an interview with People journal.
“[She’s] my biggest supporter, always listening to me nag and complain, all of my crazy antics,” Mewis advised the publication.
And now, in an Instagram post to her 1.8 million followers, Kerr merely wrote, “September 1st, 2023”, alongside blissful snaps that present her down on one knee.
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That locations the pair’s engagement to about two weeks after the Matildas’ World Cup marketing campaign ended within the third place playoff towards Sweden.
It additionally got here simply days after Kerr’s thirtieth birthday.
Duo flooded with effectively needs
The candy reveal sparked an outpouring of celebrations from pals, followers, and well-known names in world sport.
Matildas goalkeeper Mackenzie Arnold commented: “Here they are. Love you guys x”.
Teammates Steph Catley, Ellie Carpenter, and Caitlin Foord had been additionally amongst these to add their congratulations.
Australian cricketer David Warner wrote: “Congratulations”.
One fan even commented: “WE CAN FINALLY SLEEP PEACEFULLY”.
A quantity of England stars and Kerr’s Chelsea teammates additionally handed on their effectively needs.
How lengthy have they been courting?
Kerr and Mewis went public with their relationship in 2021 after the Tokyo Olympics.
The pair sparked romance rumours after their respective groups performed towards one another within the bronze medal match within the ladies’s semi-finals.
After the US gained 4-3 towards Australia, Mewis sat down to hug and console Kerr.