Matildas star Sam Kerr shares photos from his tribute to Kristie Mewis
Sam Kerr has shared photos from the moment she proposed to Kristie Mewis.
A series of pictures, one showing the Matildas captain down on bended knee, have been shared on social media more than two months after the the couple’s secret bond.
“September 1, 2023,” Kerr, 30, captioned the photos posted to Instagram on Tuesday night, followed by a white love heart.
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The couple first sparked engagement speculation in September when fans noticed what appeared to be a diamond ring on Mewis’ left ring finger in a video posted on Gotham FC’s official Instagram page.
Then on September 25, Kerr shared a series of happy photos on social media in which fans once again saw the glow on the hand of her 32-year-old partner.
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The pair kept quiet about the growing speculation as Australia prepare for their three Olympic qualifiers in Perth in October.
During that time, Kerr was also honored with a soccer stadium named after her, but the pair didn’t let anything slide during the press rounds.
Instead, Mewis confirmed the news in an interview with People magazine in mid-November. Yes
And the pictures from the special moment point to Kerr’s confirmation of the commitment.
Thousands of celebrities and fans alike rushed to congratulate them, with cricketer David Warner among the group.
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Matildas teammate Mackenzie Arnold wrote: “Love you guys.”
England’s Millie Bright, Kerr’s team-mate at Chelsea, said: “LOVE LOVE LOVE”.
On the sunny day of the proposal, both were dressed in blue – Kerr in a shirt with a short pair of black shorts, while Mewis appeared to be in a knitted sleeveless shirt and shorts combo.
A wedding date has not been announced by the couple who were first linked in 2021.
But 2024 looks set to be a big year for the footballers with the players hoping to represent Australia and the United States at the Olympics in Paris, in between wedding planning.
Read their complete relationship timeline here.