Sam Kerr and Kristie Mewis, two celebrated figures in women's football, found love amidst the global turmoil of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their relationship, which started in 2020, has progressed despite distance and has now blossomed into an engagement. Let us delve into their journey.
The Beginning of a Beautiful Relationship
Amidst the buzz of the Tokyo Olympics 2021, speculation was rife about the nature of Kerr and Mewis's relationship. An intimate moment between them after a game drew the spotlight and sparked conversations. This speculation was put to rest when they confirmed their relationship in a Gaffer interview in January 2023.
Love Conquers Distance
Despite their professional commitments and geographical distance, the couple remained unfazed. The challenge of maintaining a long-distance relationship did not deter them. In fact, Mewis took a significant step by signing with West Ham United in December 2023 and moving to London, demonstrating her commitment to be closer to Kerr.
A Happily Engaged Couple
Progressing their relationship further, Kerr and Mewis announced their engagement in November 2023. Their joyous announcement on Instagram delighted their fans and followers. The couple followed this by celebrating their engagement with friends and family in January 2024.
The Power of Love and Inspiration
Mewis has expressed her hope that their relationship will inspire other people and transform perceptions of same-sex relationships.
Their Love Story: Milestone Moments
- July 2021: Post a game at the Tokyo Olympics, Mewis was seen comforting Kerr.
- August 2021: The relationship was confirmed by Kerr on Instagram.
- November 2021: The couple got together for a two-day game series in Australia.
- September 2022: Mewis celebrated Kerr's birthday on Instagram.
- January 2023: The couple opened up about managing their long-distance relationship in a Gaffer interview.
- July 2023: Mewis supported Kerr at the FIFA Women's World Cup.
- November 2023: The couple announced their engagement on Instagram.