Out rugby player Isadora Cerullo and
her girlfriend got engaged on Monday during the Rio Olympics.
The proposal took place at Deodoro
Stadium as the crowd was dispersing after Australia won the women's
rugby sevens gold.
According to BBC Sport, Cerullo's
girlfriend of two years, Marjorie Enya, entered the pitch and asked
Cerullo, who is on the Brazil squad, to marry her.
Enya, 28, made an emotional appeal, to
which Cerullo answered yes.
“As soon as I knew she was in the
squad I thought I have to make this special,” Enya told BBC
“I know rugby people are amazing and
they would embrace it.”
“She is the love of my life,” she
Cerullo, who is also a U.S. citizen,
moved to Brazil to focus on making the squad. The couple live in Sao
“I wanted to show people that love
wins,” Enya added.