PSG Sports Director Leonardo Proposes To Partner Live On Air

Anna Billo, Leonardo
Anna Billo, Leonardo

Paris St Germain sports director Leonardo asked his Sky Italia presenter partner Anna Billo to marry him live on air after Friday’s Champions League quarter-final draw.

Billo, who was presenting Sky’s Italian coverage of the draw in Switzerland, was speaking to Leonardo about PSG’s quarter-final pairing with Barcelona when she asked him if he had any questions for the studio panel.

The former Brazil midfielder, a former AC Milan and Inter coach, leapt on the opportunity, saying: “Anna, do you want to marry me?”, surprising a clearly embarrassed Billo.

Leonardo, who already has a son with Billo, carried on while everyone in the studio laughed.

“Do you want to marry me? You have to answer me now. I’m waiting for your answer. It’s not that difficult,” he said.

The shocked but smiling Billo stuttered: “OK… We’ll see.”

While going to an ad break her microphone remained on and fanning herself with a piece of paper, Billo said: “He’s gone mad.”

Five years ago, then France coach Raymond Domenech made a similar move, proposing to French TV presenter Estelle Denis in a live interview minutes after Les Bleus had been eliminated in the first round of Euro 2008 with a 2-0 defeat against Italy. [Reuters]


  1. Love is equally a game, but this time its two aside indoor game. Abeg no be him fault but he is over taken by emotions. Love can meke you laugh & it can make you cry

  2. she didn’t give a direct answer, she may have missed the opportunity. Dats one thing about Ladies, they Like pretending even thou they need it the most…


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