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Sunday 21 September 2014

Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki announce engagement on Twitter

Caroline Wozniacki posted a picture of what appears to be their engagement ring, along with a cute snap of the happy couple
Caroline Wozniacki posted a picture of what appears to be their engagement ring, along with a cute snap of the happy couple
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 17:  Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark watches Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during the during the final round of the 2013 DP World Championships on the Earth Course at the Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 17, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 17: Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark watches Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during the during the final round of the 2013 DP World Championships on the Earth Course at the Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 17, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 05: Golfer Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland joins his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark on the court during her match against Maria Sharapova of Russia at the BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden on March 5, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Golfer Rory McIlroy and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki last night took to Twitter to tell their millions of followers they are engaged.

In almost simultanous posts on the social network, the pair, who are ringing in the New Year in Australia, tweeted pictures of a diamond engagement ring on Wozniacki's finger alongside a picture of fireworks over Sydney Harbour Bridge.

 

The star couple have a combined following of more than two million people on Twitter and have frequently used the social media website to have fun with their followers. Announcing the engagement, the Northern Irish golfer and current world number six told his followers : "Happy New Year everyone! I have a feeling it's going to be a great year!! My first victory of 2014 #shesaidyes!!"

 

Danish tennis player Wozniacki (23) -- also in her sport's top 10 -- tweeted the same pictures and a message saying: "Rory and I started 2014 with a bang!...I said YES!!!!"

 

The duo started dating in the summer of 2011

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