Love in Rio

So wonderful to see this happening and that the other players are embracing it!!

The Brazilian women’s rugby sevens team may not have fared so well on Monday, earning a ninth-place finish in the Olympics’ inaugural showing of the sport. But for athlete Isadora Cerullo, the night ended in smiles, kisses and love after her girlfriend proposed to her on the field in Rio.

Cerullo’s longtime partner, Majorie Enya, a manager at the Deodoro Stadium, popped the question after delivering an emotional speech Monday night, BBC Sport reported.

“As soon as I knew she was in the squad, I thought I have to make this special,” Enya told the outlet. “I know rugby people are amazing and they would embrace it.”

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