Rob Gronkowski and Camille Kostek‘s romance was a match made in soccer heaven.
Besides, it did not precisely begin out on the sector. As the story of the long-linked 29-year-old New England Patriots tight finish and 26-year-old former cheerleader goes, their story started past the gridiron.
“We first bought in contact as soon as I resigned from the crew,” Kostek instructed Fox Information in March after greater than two years of being romantically tied to the athlete. “I at all times knew who he was earlier than I used to be even a cheerleader. I knew who he was on the roster. I simply by no means paid any thoughts. As soon as I resigned is after we lastly met.”
She mentioned goodbye to the squad in March 2015, proper across the time Gronk publicly professed that no, he didn’t have a girlfriend. Whereas he continued to stay to that story, even telling E! Information later that spring that he was single, from the seems to be of social media, he and Kostek have been heating up.
By the summer time of 2015, the soccer participant was making appearances on Kostek’s Instagram account.
“Friday evening date evening,” she professed together with a black and white shot of the 2 collectively in September 2015. Because the month progressed, it appeared so did their relationship. When it got here time to have fun Kostek’s sister’s birthday, Gronk was included within the crew.
The PDA continued effectively into the brand new yr as they celebrated his 27th birthday collectively and hit the 2016 Youngsters’ Alternative Sports Awards purple carpet aspect by aspect. Once they weren’t glued on the hip, Kostek was cheering for her man from the stands at Patriots video games and rocking his jersey.
However, it regarded like their romance took a short hiatus firstly of 2017 as their joint sightings got here to a screeching halt and a report from TMZ claimed the soccer participant had moved on. No matter had transpired, it did not final lengthy because the mannequin was his date to a marriage in Could 2017 as they concurrently rang in Gronk’s 28th birthday.
As her quest to change into a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit mannequin for the 2018 challenge got here to fruition, Kostek was noticed carrying Gronk’s quantity once more because the 2018 soccer season kicked into excessive gear.
Maybe the dancer was feeling a bit extra comfy discussing their high-profile relationship as she addressed it with Fox Information this yr. “I’m such a non-public individual,” Kostek instructed the information outlet. “It was laborious at first when folks would ship articles with my title on it. It is an awesome feeling to learn one thing that you don’t have any management over…However like most issues, you get robust when it’s important to cope with conditions like that. It is gotten just a little simpler. And normally, the folks which are near the reality. So it is one of these issues the place you simply should let folks suppose what they needed to suppose.”
In the meantime, the pair went on residing life collectively on their very own younger and fabulous phrases as they soaked up the solar in Florida in April and jetted off to Jamaica for Gronk’s 29th birthday, his third birthday together with her by his aspect.
And very similar to she’s at all times supported him from the stands, he digitally cheered her on after she walked the runway for a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Vogue Present on Sunday.
“O child, I’d be thought-about a brilliant plus dimension if I modeled and I am d–n horny… personal it, embrace it, be completely different, respect all sorts and simply do you child!!” the athlete commented on a photograph she shared on Instagram. “Love you,” she replied.
In any case these years, they’re nonetheless a pair of few public phrases—however they appear to be all the suitable ones.
With Nickelodeon’s 2018 Youngsters’ Alternative Sports Awards airing on Saturday evening—for which Gronkowski is nominated in two classes—now we have an concept about who the star tight finish may have subsequent to him on the big day.