Most of the time, the sports environment can be hostile, competitive and demanding. However, some athletes managed to find love in other fellow athletes, dedicated to the same or a different sport. Today we will remember some of them.
Andre Agassi and Steffi Graff:
Two legendary and successful tennis players who make up one of the most successful pairs of athletes in history. Each achieved world No. 1 ranking in their respective tour. The American won 8 individual Grand Slam titles and an Olympic gold, among many other trophies. The German lifted 22 individual Grand Slam trophies and has 2 Olympic golds and an Olympic silver, as well as countless other victories.
John Cena and Nikki Bella:
These two wrestlers, WWE icons, got to know each other through their in-ring shows and little by little love blossomed. In 2017, Cena proposed to Bella in the ring in front of 70,000 people and she accepted.
Nadia Comaneci and Bart Conner:
The greatest gymnast of all time, who achieved the legendary “perfect 10” at the Montreal 1976 Olympic Games, married the American gymnast, who was Olympic champion in 1984, in 1996.
Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse:
Motorsports also has a place on this list. Patrick is a female reference in motorsports. She competed between 2005 and 2011 in the IndyCar Series and in NASCAR between 2012 and 2018. Between 2012 and 2017 she was romantically involved with NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse.
Bastian Schweinsteiger and Ana Ivanovic:
The former German footballer, world champion in 2014 and Bayern Munich legend, has been in a relationship with the former Serbian tennis player (Roland Garros champion in 2008) since 2015.
Alex Morgan and Servando Carrasco:
Alex Morgan is one of the best soccer players in the world, has been world champion twice and is an athlete that brands want. In 2015 she married the also American soccer player, who plays for Fort Lauderdale.
Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn:
Two extremely talented athletes who made history in their respective sports. Woods is a golf legend, while Vonn is one of the best skiers in history. The two maintained a courtship between 2013 and 2015.
Laila Ali and Curtis Conway:
Muhammad Ali’s heiress had a great boxing career with a record of 26-0. She has also been married to the former NFL player Curtis Conway for 13 years.
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