April 15, 2024

OL, two executives announce their engagement

For those who follow Lyon and international women’s soccer, their faces are well known. As part of the Olympique Lyonnais team, Danielle van de Donk and Ellie Carpenter form a top-class duo on the right side of their formation. While they complement each other perfectly on the pitch, this is also the case in life, as the two women are a couple. In fact, they have decided to take …

For those who follow Lyon and international women’s soccer, their faces are well known. As part of the Olympique Lyonnais team, Danielle van de Donk and Ellie Carpenter form a top-class duo on the right side of their formation. While they complement each other perfectly on the pitch, this is also the case in life, as the two women are a couple. In fact, they have decided to take the next step in their relationship by getting engaged.

They both made the news official by posting messages on their respective social networks. My partner for life, they wrote, captioning a photo in which they appear side by side, Danielle van de Donk showing her left hand adorned with an engagement ring. Many congratulatory messages have poured in since the message was posted online, from the Lyon club for example, but also from French players and team-mates such as Wendie Renard and Eugénie Le Sommer. Selection partnerson also welcomed the news, as did Sam Kerr.147252

A winning couple

Respectively midfielder and defender, Danielle van de Donk and Ellie Carpenter have already won a lot with OL, with two Division 1 titles (2022 and 2023), and a Champions League (2022). And they’re well on their way to another French championship trophy, as Lyon are currently top of the D1 standings, eight points clear of closest pursuers Paris FC (although PSG are two games behind and could potentially come within five).