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Frank Lampard and Christine Bleakley engaged

June 16, 2011 - London

England and Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has got engaged to his girlfriend, TV presenter Christine Bleakley.

The couple, who met at the Pride of Britain Awards in October 2009, are currently holidaying in the US and were recently spotted in Las Vegas.

"I am pleased to say that Christine Bleakley has accepted Frank Lampard's surprise engagement proposal here in Los Angeles," The BBC quoted a statement from Lampard's agent, as saying.

"They are obviously both delighted but there are no immediate wedding plans, and the couple will not be making any further comment on this happy and private occasion," he added.

Lampard was previously engaged to Elen Rives, with whom he has two daughters.


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