Former tennis superstar Ana Ivanovic has announced that she is pregnant with a first child with football legend Bastian Schweinsteiger. This will be the first child for both Ivanovic, who has retired from the game of tennis and Schweinsteiger, who currently plies his trade in the MLS with Chicago Fire.
The pair wed in 2016 after being in a relationship for over two years and have been described as the most high profile couple in the world of sport. Both athletes have enjoyed highly successful careers in two of the toughest sports in the world, tennis and football.
Ana Ivanovic along with Jelena Jankovic and Novak Djokovic established a Serbian dominance in the game of tennis. She is a former World No.1 and has also won a Grand Slam, the French Open in 2008. She has also reached the final of the Australian Open once and was the runner-up at the 2007 French Open.
Bastian Schweinsteiger’s achievements and skills have made him one of the greatest players in Bayern Munich and the German national team’s history. He started his career at Bayern Munich, making over 500 appearances at the club. He has also made over 100 appearances for the German national team, being a key member of the squad which won the FIFA World Cup in 2014. He also had an 18-month spell at English giant Manchester United, before joining Chicago Fire, where he still plays.
The announcement was made by Ana Ivanovic on her Twitter account:
— Ana Ivanovic (@AnaIvanovic) November 23, 2017
We wish the couple all the best for the exciting times which lie ahead!