MotoGP star Miguel Oliveira, 24, is engaged to his stepsister, who he has known since they were both 13, his dad reveals
- Miguel Olivieira’s father announced on Saturday that his son will marry his stepsister
- Bride-to-be Andreia Pimenta is the daughter of Miguel’s father’s second wife
- The couple have known each other since they were 13 and have been in a secret relationship for 11 years
MotoGP star Miguel Olivieira is engaged to his stepsister, whom he has known since they were both 13, his father has revealed.
Olivieira’s father Paulo announced on Saturday that his son is getting married to Andreia Pimenta, 24, the daughter of his second wife.
The couple have known each other since they were 13 years old and had a secret relationship for 11 years before announcing their relationship in 2019.
MotoGP star Miguel Olivieira is engaged to his stepsister, Andreia Pimenta, whom he has known since they were both 13, his dad revealed
Portuguese rider Miguel Oliveira is preparing for the third practice session prior to the MotoGP Styrian Grand Prix on August 22, 2020 at the Red Bull Ring circuit in Spielberg bei Knittelfeld, Austria.
Paulo told Marca: “I’m glad my son is going to marry the woman of his life.”
The rider, who made history by taking his first Portuguese MotoGP win last weekend, recently spoke about falling in love with his stepsister and his plans to marry her.
Speak against Manuel Luis GouchaOlivieira said, “Before love, there was a great friendship. We grew up together.
‘At some point we realized it was more than a friendship, it is a very strong love.
“We were going to get married this year, but I had a race that weekend and we had to postpone it next year.”
Olivieira is pictured with his fiancé whom he said will be married next year. The couple, who have known each other since they were thirteen, had a secret relationship for 11 years
News of the couple’s marriage comes about a week after Olivieira won the MotoGP prize for the first time in Portuguese motorcycling history at the Styrian Grand Prix.
After the race he said: ‘Just scream and enjoy it to finally get it done.
‘I saw this coming a few races ago.
“I felt we had the potential to do it, so when we finally can, that’s a huge boost to keep going.”