Marriage is one of the most beautiful things in anyone’s life. A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. Some athletes recently just tied the knot with the love of their life and have started the new innings.
The 2018 calendar year saw a host of sportsperson getting married. High-profile destination weddings are still the trend among celebs, with loads and loads of money to cash, grabbed everyone’s eyeballs with their ceremonies. With that being done, here we give the famous sports personalities who got married in 2018. Fasten your seatbelts.
Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap
Saina Nehwal tied the knot with Parupalli Kashyap in a traditional ceremony in Hyderabad on 14th December 2018. For the occasion, Nehwal picked a floral embroidered lehenga while Kashyap donned a smart asymmetric pink kurta with white pants. Nehwal, 28 and Kashyap, 32, first met while they were training under Pullela Gopichand in 2005. And since then the couple have been best of friends before falling in love with each other. Saina after the marriage said that getting married will help her game more.
Vinesh Phogat and Somvir Rathee
Star wrestler Vinesh Phogat, who won a gold medal at the Asian Games, tied the knot with Somvir Rathee in Haryana on December 13, 2018. The biggest surprise was the way engagement took place. Upon Vinesh Phogat’s return from Jakarta at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, the rings were exchanged outside the arrival gates of the airport. Vinesh and Somvir have been dating for the longest time. The two never shied away from expressing their love for each other on Instagram but never spoke about it in public too.
Eoin Morgan and Tara Ridgway
England’s ODI skipper Eoin Morgan tied the knot with long-time girlfriend Tara Ridgway in November. Tara Ridgway in an Australian and was born in Adelaide. She met the Morgan on a night out in Rundle St in 2010 and has lived with him in London for about two years now. Ridgway was just 17 when she met the dashing batsman in Adelaide. Morgan, then 24, was yet to establish a place in the English cricket team which was taking on Australia in the second Ashes Test at Adelaide. Ridgway revealed they crossed paths at a restaurant/bar, but there was an instant connection.
Sanju Samson and Charulatha
Sanju Samson got married to his college-mate and longtime girlfriend Charulatha in Thiruvananthapuram on 22nd December, 2018. The pair got married in a low-key affair in Kovalam. Sanju in September has revealed the news of his love affair to his fans after waiting for five years. He opened up his mind on Facebook along with a picture after getting consent for their relation from parents. Sanju also wrote an interesting note with the picture. He pointed out that their love sprouted when he sent a message at 11:11 pm on 22 August 2013.
Cesc Fabregas and Daniella Semaan
Chelsea and Spanish footballer Cesc Fabregas tied knot with Daniella Semaan in May. Semaan – the new Mrs Fabregas – looks stunning in a shoulder-less white wedding gown. Semaan, 42, is 12 years older than Fabregas, but that has not stopped romance blossoming and Fabregas proposed in December 2017. The pair met in Japanese restaurant. Semaan says she approached Fabregas’ table to ask for an autograph for her son Joseph and the pair immediately saw a connection. She will hope this marriage is happier than her first, with him alleging that she cheated on his with Fabregas. Semaan has three children from her first marriage.