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After 6 Years, 57-Year-Old Diego Maradona Is Finally Engaged To His 28-Year-Old Girlfriend (Photos)



According to reports, football legend Diego Maradona has finally given an engagement ring to girlfriend Rocio Oliva on her 28th birthday. And the couple are set to get married four years after the eccentric legend initially proposed to her.The Argentinian icon reportedly presented the ring at a party that was held in the Bella Vista area of the Argentinian capital, Buenos Aires, to mark her birthday.

Maradona, 57, apparently presented Oliva with a diamond ring and asked her to marry him in front of the 45 guests.

The birthday girl said yes and the pair reportedly celebrated with bottles of Dom Perignon champagne.

Oliva’s mother Monica and Maradona’s daughter Jana burst into tears of joy after the ring was presented, according to reports.

Oliva told guests: “I am happy because this is my last birthday as a single woman and I can share it with all of you.

“My wishes for today and forever are to be happy with Diego, for my mother and grandmother Chiche to live forever and everyone I love to stay healthy.”

The birthday party reportedly featured a performance from Argentinian singer El Polaco.

Maradona met Oliva in 2012 after divorcing he first wife Claudia Villafane after 17 years of marriage in 2003.

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Oliva is an ex-professional footballer who played for several clubs in the couple’s native Argentina. They were spotted together at the recent World Cup, as they shared a kiss while sitting alongside Brazil legend Ronaldo.