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João Cancelo Proposes to Girlfriend in the Maldives

João Cancelo in the Maldives
Manchester City footballer, João Cancelo proposed to his girlfriend Daniela Machado in the Maldives at Soneva Jani.

Manchester City footballer, João Cancelo proposed to his girlfriend Daniela Machado in the Maldives. The Portuguese defender announced his engagement while holidaying at iconic Maldives resort, Soneva Jani.

The Premier League club player has been dating Daniela Machado since 2011 and they both have one daughter together.

João Cancelo couldn’t play in Euro 2020 due to his positive COVID-19 status at the time. After the football star completed his isolation period, he visited the Maldives for a relaxing getaway. With a will ‘you marry me’ sign in the backdrop, the footballer uploaded a photo on Instagram and told ‘she said yes’.

Daniela also filled her Instagram feed with stunning photos from the holiday in the Maldives.

João Cancelo and Daniela Machado are spending their getaway at Soneva Jani; a resort synonymous with over-water luxury, superlative hospitality and rare guest experiences.

Recently, Soneva opened its Chapter Two for guests, expanding upon Soneva Jani’s portfolio of luxurious water villas and introducing exciting new dining concepts, the Soneva Wellness Centre, and a whole new way to experience the best of the resort with Soneva Unlimited.

Five islands encircle the lagoon of Soneva Jani, each one with soft white sands and covered in rich tropical vegetation. Additionally, four of the five islands also remains untouched, making Soneva Jani the lowest density development in the Maldives.

Feature image by Daniela Machado via Instagram

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Séan Garnier Takes Kandima Maldives by Storm with Freestyle Football

Travellers who vacationed at Kandima Maldives recently got the performance of a lifetime!

Redbull-sponsored freestyle football legend Séan Garnier recently took over Kandima Maldives, surprising football fans on vacation. During a fun-filled beach event, vacationers got to play short one-on-one games with Garnier. Additionally, Garnier also pulled out some major tricks, bringing contagious energy to Kandima Maldives.

Kandima Maldives appears to be a favourite spot for Séan Garnier and his family, as this is not the first time he has stayed at this beautiful resort destination. Promoting his one-on-one game and tricks, Garnier stated that Kandima Maldive is the most beautiful island in Maldives. Just a few years back, in 2019, Garnier brought his family on a little getaway to Kandima Maldives. Sharing pictures on Instagram, Garnier thanked the resort for an awesome week of vacation.

Even during his 2019 trip, Garnier took some time to play one-on-one matches with the resort staff in addition to partaking in the ice-bucket challenge. The ice-bucket challenge was popularised during this time, to raise awareness around amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

In addition to his stay in Kandima Maldives, Séan Garnier has also performed in the Maldives back in 2011. As the first world champion of Redbull Street Style Soccer, Garnier performed in various parts of the Maldives. This included the Greater Male’ Area, Alif Alif Atoll Rasdhoo and the Dhiraagu Road Show. During this visit, Garnier was joined by Andreas Cetkovic, Champion of France 2010.

The French-born, freestyle soccer expert embraced the urban art of freestyle football after following his ambition to become a professional footballer. Quickly finding his groove, Garnier was crowned the World champion at the first Redbull Street Style World Finals in Brazil in 2008. Since then, Garnier has been a fan-favourite when it comes to freestyle tricks.

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