Caroline Wozniacki engaged to Rory McIlroy - first ring picture!

Published Wednesday, Jan 1 2014, 10:34 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Tennis player Caroline Wozniacki and golf star Rory McIlroy have started their New Year in the best way possible - by announcing their engagement.

Northern Irish Rory, 24, announced on New Year's Day that he'd popped the question to long-time girlfriend Caroline after joining her in Australia to ring in the New Year. She's been in the country preparing for the upcoming Australian Open.

Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki announce engagement via Twitter, 31 December 2013

© Twitter / @rorymcilroy

Rory and Caroline both tweeted the same photo, showing Caroline's beautiful ring.

He tweeted a photo collage showing them together, a close-up shot of Caroline's gorgeous ring, and a still of the Sydney New Year's Eve fireworks.

"Happy New Year everyone! I have a feeling it's going to be a great year!! My first victory of 2014 #shesaidyes!!" he tweeted.

Caroline, 23, also confirmed the happy news via Twitter by sharing the same photo, adding the caption: "Happy New Year everyone! Rory and I started 2014 with a bang! ... I said YES!!!!"

The couple have been together since 2011.


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