Special support: Gündogan's wife proudly shows her baby bump
Created: 11/30/2022, 5:52 am
By: Corbinian Kothny
İlkay Gündoğan only married his wife Sara in the summer.
At the World Cup game against Spain, the presenter proudly shows her baby bump.
– A special motivation boost for İlkay Gündoğan.
The German national player can look forward to very special fan support at the 2022 World Cup.
In the 1-1 draw against Spain in the second group game, Gündoğan's wife was photographed in the stands.
Born: October 24, 1990 (32 years old) in Gelsenkirchen
Midfielder at Manchester City
Market value (according to transfermarkt.de): 25 million euros
Contract until June 30, 2023
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Nothing special so far: After all, it is now common practice for players' wives and families to support football stars from the stadium at a World Cup.
The English players' wives even reside on a cruise ship in Qatar so that they can lead a more exuberant life during the World Cup.
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This is currently not possible for Sara Gündoğan.
The 27-year-old and her husband announced on Instagram about three weeks ago that they were expecting a child together.
On Sunday, the presenter proudly showed off her baby bump in the stands of Al-Bayt Stadium.
Of course, Sara wore her husband's jersey with the number 21.
Sara Gündoğan proudly presents her baby bump.
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İlkay Gündoğan: The wedding only took place in the summer
The two expectant parents have officially been a couple since 2021.
The wedding followed in the summer of that year.
Just a few months later, the good news about the addition to the family followed.
Gündoğan had previously kept his private life a secret for a long time.
All that was known was that the Manchester City midfielder was dating actress Sila Sahin from 2013 to 2015.
Rumors about Sara Arfaoui – that was the name of the presenter before the marriage – and Gündoğan had actually been around for a long time.
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While Sara is visibly enjoying life in Qatar at the moment, her husband has to focus on the World Cup again from now on.
On Thursday, the DFB-Elf meets Costa Rica in the all-important group game.
Gündoğan & Co. can only reach the round of 16 if they win.
After the opening defeat against Japan, there were still discussions about the players' wives of the DFB stars in the hotel.