Atletico Madrid midfielder Marcos Llorente chose the perfect place to propose to his girlfriend, the pitch she watches every week!
The 26-year-old, who spent four years as arch rivals Real Madrid before joining Atletico, announced he was engaged to girlfriend Patricia Noarbe with a video showing him getting down on one knee inside the club’s Wanda Metropolitano stadium.
The nine-minute long video shows Llorente being asked about his season at Atletico, where the pair watch his best goals of the campaign before a representative suggests they watch a video ‘about the things that really matter
The in-stadium screens then show a smattering of the pair’s best pictures together, before Llorente gets down on one knee and proposes.
Thankfully, an emotional Noarbe accepted as they embraced and celebrated with their friends and family out on the pitch.
Llorente’s new fiance won’t have long to return to the scene of their engagement, with Atletico facing Elche in their first home game on August 15 where she will no doubt be cheering him on if coronavirus restrictions allow for spectators
After accepting the proposal, Noarbe described the moment as ‘so special she can’t even believe’
Noarbe revealed in an Instagram post that she had been invited to the Wanda Metropolitano for a tribute to the midfielder, but ‘ended up living something so special I still can’t even believe’
After the video was released, Llorente celebrated with an Instagram saying that in ‘Paddy’ he has ‘no better life partner’.
It completes a successful year for Llorente, who cemented himself as an important part of Diego Simeone’s team as they claimed the LaLiga title.