Ronaldo to exchange vows on paradise isle
Published 22/09/2011 | 05:00
CRISTIANO Ronaldo is set to marry model girlfriend Irina Shayk next summer on a beautiful Atlantic island near to his birthplace.
The Real Madrid striker will tie the knot on stunning Porto Santo on July 12, a family friend has revealed.
The ceremony has been arranged around Euro 2012, which Portugal are expected to qualify for.
Porto Santo is just 25 miles from the neighbouring island of Madeira where Cristiano (26) was born.
The footballer is planning a luxury hotel and property project there after buying up land.
A family friend told Portuguese daily 'Correio da Manha': "They've wanted to tie the knot for some time but decided to set the date after they'd been together for a year."
Irina (25) was pictured with a sparkling new diamond ring in February after the couple enjoyed a romantic dinner in New York.
They started dating in April last year after meeting at an Armani underwear shoot.