Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki are Engaged

The new year just started, but Rory Mcllroy has just got his first victory – the sportsman engaged to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki.

The celebrity couple is reported to get engaged today. Photo: Sport: Step by Step/Flickr

One of the most known and beautiful pair in sports announced their engagement Tuesday night taking to Twitter, which was Wednesday morning in Australia.

A spokesman for McIlroy confirmed that the famous sportsman popped the question in Sydney, where Wozniacki is starting to prepare for the Australian Open in Melbourne.

The beauty also sent out her own similar to her boyfriend’s tweet a few minutes earlier saying: “Happy New Year everyone! Rory and I started 2014 with a bang! … I said YES!!!!”

Wozniacki didn’t forget to show a photo that appeared to be a collage of three images – her engagement ring, a photo of them together and fireworks over the Sydney Harbor.

The two began two years ago, back in the summer of 2011, shortly after McIlroy won his first major with a record-setting performance in the U.S. Open at Congressional.

However, they have been hiding their romantic relationships as the pair confirmed that they were seeing each other only a few months later, and since thenvthey were never shy about sharing their relationship on social media.

“I want to become the best player in the world, I think we definitely spur each other on,” McIlroy said shortly after the relationship became public.

“She’s No 1 in the world and I’ve got a major and we sort of both want what each other have. She’s got a great work ethic and it’s something I can probably learn a lot from.”

“He changed his avatar on Twitter of the couple when Wozniacki was No. 1 and McIlroy was No. 2,” reports CBS News.

“That changed within six months, when McIlroy first ascended to No. 1 in the world and Wozniacki began a steady decline down the WTA ranking. She now is No. 10, while McIlroy goes into the 2014 season at No. 6.”

The sportsman is now in a rough season as he failed to meet enormous expectations while changing golf equipment.

The 24-year-old has recently decided to leave his management company in a nasty split that is to be settled next year in an Irish court.

McIlroy, who comes from Northern Ireland did not win a tournament until the Australian Open in December.

Last year he faced plenty of criticism and said McIlroy said it only got to him when it involved his personal life.

“I don’t care what people say about my golf,” he said. “It’s when people start digging into my personal life, that’s where it starts to annoy you – whether it’s Caroline, whether it’s management, all that stuff shouldn’t be a consequence to how I play my golf.”

When he was questioned whether they broke up five or six times this year, McIlroy replied, laughing, “Something like that.”

His girlfriend joined him at the World Challenge in California, and they soon went to Florida and his new home for the first part of the holidays. He later when to Northern Ireland before heading Down Under.

The couple is already receiving greetings and congratulations about their engagement from his colleagues and friends, such as Graeme McDowell, Ian Poulter and Francesco Molinari.

McIlroy makes his 2014 debut on Jan. 16-19 in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

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