Footballer Rio Ferdinand proposes to TOWIE star Kate Wright in front of his three kids during family holiday

The former TOWIE star Kate Wright accepted the famous footballer Rio Ferdinand's romantic rooftop proposal during a family holiday in Abu Dhabi


                            Footballer Rio Ferdinand proposes to TOWIE star Kate Wright in front of his three kids during family holiday

Congratulations are in order for Kate Wright and Rio Ferdinand, who have announced their engagement after almost two years of dating. The former 'The Only Way Is Essex' star accepted the famous footballer's romantic rooftop proposal during a family holiday in Abu Dhabi, according to reports.

Ferdinand, who popped the question in front of his three children, took to Instagram to share the news. On Thursday morning, the reality star wrote: "The perfect end to our holiday ... How could the answer not be yes."


 
 
 
 
 
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She said yes 💍 ❤️ How these 3 kids kept it a secret I’ll never know 🤷🏽‍♂️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Even Wright uploaded a few images of the couple from their magical moment, all the while as Ferdinand's three kids Lorenz, Tate, and Tia looked on. The stunning cityscape images looked as if they had been taken on a rooftop helicopter pad following a night-time ride.

In the pictures of the couple on social media, Ferdinand's three children can be seen looking on while their dad proposed, before rushing over to hug them both when Wright accepted the proposal and said 'yes'. The former Manchester United player was quite proud that he got to include his children in his proposal plans, and praised them for keeping the secret for so long.

Kate Wright and Rio Ferdinand attend the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards at The Royal Festival Hall on May 13, 2018, in London, England. (Getty Images)
Kate Wright and Rio Ferdinand attend the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards at The Royal Festival Hall on May 13, 2018, in London, England. (Getty Images)

He posted another picture of the trio watching on as their dad's surprise unfolded, and wrote: "She said yes. How these 3 kids kept it a secret I’ll never know." The England star and the reality TV persona started dating each other in early 2017, two years after he tragically lost his wife Rebecca Ellison to a short battle with cancer.

Ferdinand had previously teased about how he and Wright have always talked to each other about getting married, but the duo, at the time, insisted they were in no rush to tie the knot. He said: "We do talk about it, but I’m not going to sit here and give you a date."


 
 
 
 
 
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Day date while the kiddies are at school! #pout on 🔥 🌹❤️🌹

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He also spoke about how Wright had been a positive influence in not only his but also his kids' lives ever since their mother passed away tragically. He explained: "My relationship with Kate has helped in that they have got a female in the house now." Speaking in an interview earlier this year, Wright said, "The kids would like a little brother or sister; they say, 'I dreamt that you were pregnant'. But right now we're just happy with our little unit."

She added: "I fell in love with Rio, then I met the kids and fell in love with them. I realized, 'Wow, my life is going to change'. I couldn't be part of his life and not part of theirs. I knew it would be a challenge, but if you love someone you go with it and deal with the difficult stuff."


 
 
 
 
 
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All ok babe ? Have u had one too many 😂😂😂😂

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