Dutch Danielle van de Donk and Australian Ellie Carpenter announced the good news on social networks on Monday, January 1.
How to start a new year under the best auspices? Just ask Danielle van de Donk and Ellie Carpenter! The two football players, who are teammates at Olympique Lyonnais (Women’s D1), announced on Monday, January 1, 2024, their big promise for a common future: they are engaged. They conveyed the news through a post on social networks, both smiling, with Danielle van de Donk in the foreground showing the ring, with the caption: “The most important person in my life!!”
23-year-old Australian Ellie Carpenter has been playing on the right side of the Olympique Lyonnais defense since 2020, after notably playing in Sydney and Camberra.
32-year-old Dutch Danielle van de Donk has been playing for the Rhone club since 2021. Danielle van de Donk, who previously played for Arsenal, also shared the life of her teammate, English striker Beth Mead.
Ellie Carpenter and Danielle van de Donk have already won several titles under the Lyon jersey: the 2022 Champions League, the 2022 and 2023 French championships, as well as the 2023 Coupe de France.