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The first Olympic marriage proposal in Rio is between this rugby player and her girlfriend

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Brazilian rugger Isadora Cerullo got a marriage proposal from her girlfriend after she helped her team to a ninth-place finish in the inaugural Olympic rugby tournament.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 08: Volunteer Marjorie Enya (R) and rugby player Isadora Cerullo of Brazil kiss after proposing marriage after the Women's Gold Medal Rugby Sevens match between Australia and New Zealand on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Deodoro Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 08: Volunteer Marjorie Enya (R) and rugby player Isadora Cerullo of Brazil kiss after proposing marriage after the Women's Gold Medal Rugby Sevens match between Australia and New Zealand on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Deodoro Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Brazilian rugby sevens player Isadora Cerullo got the surprise of the Olympics on Monday when her longtime girlfriend proposed marriage to her on the pitch shorty after Brazil's final match of the Olympics. Marjorie Enya, Cerullo's now-fiancée, is a volunteer helping out the organizing committee for the Rio Olympics.

Enya told the BBC:

As soon as I knew she was in the squad I thought I have to make this special. I know rugby people are amazing and they would embrace it. She is the love of my life.

Brazil hadn't fared so well in the tournament, Today, before the proposal, Brazil beat up pretty badly on Japan, 33-5, to take ninth place in the tournament. Outside of their two matches against Japan, Brazil was outscored 91-3 in its three matches.

But who cares? Cerullo is getting married. The gold medal would have been just the consolation prize anyway. The couple live together in Sao Paulo now, though Cerullo also lives in North Carolina.