MARTA and Toni Pressley delighted their fans and followers on social media by announcing their engagement.
The smitten couple, who play for Orlando Pride alongside USA ace Alex Morgan, posted a stunning picture of themselves gazing happily into each other’s eyes.
Orlando Pride players Marta and Toni Pressley announced their engagement on social media
The lovestruck pair are reported to have met at the club back in 2017.
And it is thought they revealed their relationship publicly in 2019.
On her Instagram account, Brazil heroine Marta wrote: “This is another chapter of the story that we are writing together.”
And her fiance Pressley, who plays in Pride’s defence added a short response with the word “Yes”.
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The couple’s news was greeted with congratulatory messages on social media from figures from across the women’s game.
These include players from the WSL and Ligue 1 Women’s football giant PSG.
In an Instagram reply with a heart emoji, Aston Villa’s Anita Asante wrote: “Congrats so happy for you both!”
Ex-Paris Saint-Germain player Ella Masar said: “Congrats you two.”
And Pressley, 30, joked about the prospect of buying her fourth dog together with Marta.
A date for the couple’s nuptials is yet to be confirmed
But NewsChain reports a ceremony may be expected after the end of the 2021 NWSL season.
Marta and Toni Pressley are reported to have met at US club Orlando Pride in 2017
Footballers from across the women’s game have been congratulating Marta Vieira da Silva and Toni Pressley
Marta and Pressley are due to commence pre-season training with Orlando Pride next month.
Their new term will start with their team taking part in the Challenge Cup, a tournament their club did not compete in last year due to Covid-19 issues
And Pride will play in NWSL games with the league’s new season beginning in May.