Portuguese professional motorcycle racer, Miguel Oliveira is set to marry his step-sister, Andreia Pimenta.
According to Marca, Oliveira met Pimenta as a teenager when his father married her mother. The pair then became step-siblings and soon connected before they started dating secretly for years.
Last month, the couple announced their engagement on Instagram. Pimenta posted: “Today was marked forever in my life. The answer was YES.”
Speaking about their romance and marriage plans with Manuel Luís Goucha on Portuguese TV, Oliveira said: “At some point, we realised that it was more than a friendship, it is a very strong love.
“We were going to get married this year, but that weekend I had a race and we had to postpone it to next year.”
His father, Paulo Oliveira, told Spanish newspaper Marca he has given the couple his blessing, saying: “I’m happy that my son is getting married to the woman of his life.”
Oliveira, 25, claimed his first-ever MotoGP race win in dramatic circumstances with a last bend overtake at the Styrian Grand Prix last month.