Mario Balotelli proposes to girlfriend before World Cup tie, overjoyed as 'she said yes'

Jun 11, 2014, 07:40 IST | AFP

Balotelli ecstatic as girlfriend Fanny Neguesha accepts marriage proposal

Rome: Temperamental Italian striker Mario Balotelli ensured headlines of the positive sort yesterday announcing on his Twitter account he is to marry his girlfriend the Belgian model Fanny Neguesha.

Fanny Neguesha and (inset) Mario Balotelli. Pics/Getty Images
Fanny Neguesha and (inset) Mario Balotelli. Pics/Getty Images 

The 23-year-old AC Milan star — who is in Brazil with his country's World Cup squad — also posted a photograph on his Instagram account showing the beach in Rio de Janeiro where he proposed to his sweetheart. "She said yes... The most important yes in my life.

That was the place of my question! I Love you and happy birthday too ! Je t'aime my WIFE," tweeted Balotelli both in Italian and English. Neither the date nor the place where they will get married was revealed. Balotelli's next significant date is the opening group game with England.

Neguesha, born in Belgium of an Italian father and a mother of Congolese-Rwandan-Egyptian extraction, posted a photograph of the diamond engagement ring that Balotelli gave.

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