‘You are my pride and joy’: Michael Owens gush about his rarely seen Emily as he celebrates her birthday during a lavish getaway to Dubai
Michael Owen shared a rare photo of his daughter Emily on Instagram on Sunday while celebrating her birthday.
The former England footballer, 42, gushed over the teenager saying she is his “pride and joy” as he turned 15 during his lavish family getaway in Dubai.
The doting dad posted the sweet snapshot of him and Emily in front of the Dubai skyline at night.
‘You are my pride and joy’: Michael Owen shared a rare photo of his daughter Emily on Instagram on Sunday as he celebrated her 15th birthday during his lavish family getaway in Dubai.
Michael cut a sleek figure in a black Balmain t-shirt that he paired with matching jeans and sneakers.
Meanwhile, Emily dressed to impress in a glamorous bright pink and black bodycon minidress.
The beauty paired the number with a black bag and elevated her figure with a pair of stunning lace-up heels.
Michael gushed: ‘Happy birthday @emily.0wen10 You are my pride and joy. X’.
The 42-year-old former England footballer is currently soaking up the sun on a luxury holiday with his family.
Emily is the soccer star’s third child with his childhood sweetheart, Louise Bonsall.
The couple also share Gemma, 19, James, 16 and Jessica, 12 together and live in their £4million Cheshire mansion.
The football pundit is currently soaking up the sun during a luxury vacation with his family, including his eldest daughter, Gemma Owen, and her Love Island boyfriend, Luca Bish.
Michael also shared a family snapshot of his entire clan and friends while enjoying a boat ride in the exotic location.
Family: Emily (left) is the soccer star’s third child with his childhood sweetheart, Louise Bonsall (second from right). They also share Gemma, 19, James, 16, and Jessica, 12 together.
Gemma recently brought her father Michael as her date to the National Television Awards and left her boyfriend Luca Bish at home.
The Love Island star looked amazing in a dazzling gold gown as her famous father gushed about how proud he was of her.
Speaking to MailOnline, the former footballer, 42, said: “Really proud of the four [children]. My children, obviously Gemma is the oldest, you know, she had no doubts when she went on the show and I had no doubts about her future, really.
Loved: In recent days, the football pundit has been sharing glimpses of his luxury vacation with fans on Instagram (pictured with wife Louise)
He has a sensible and mature head. So yes, we are very proud of them.
Giving her advice on being in the public eye, he added, “She is watched. She sees what it’s like to be in the public eye.
‘She’s seeing the ups and downs and everything else like that and she’s pretty mentally smart herself. So she would have collected a lot from the great head of the house.
Soaking up the sun: Her eldest daughter, Gemma, has also joined the family, as well as her Love Island boyfriend, Luca Bish.