Monday, December 26, 2016

Nagatomo Yuto & Taira Airi announce their engagement; due to get married on 29 January 2017

National soccer player Nagatomo Yuto and actress Taira Airi announced their engagement on Christmas Eve and are due to get married on 29 January next year. The couple went public with their relationship in June this year. Also present at the press conference was Taira's younger sister Yuna and their common friend Sanpei.

At the beginning of the press conference, there was a video clip of the couple and how Nagatomo proposed to Taira at the home ground stadium of Inter Milan. With regard to their wedding, Nagatomo commented that it should be around May or June which is when the current season ends. He also expressed his thanks to everyone who had supported them so far on this journey and that he was more nervous about the press conference as compared to before his matches.

With regard to her acting career, Taira revealed that she will be suspending her work activities from end January and move to Italy to be with Nagatomo. However, she will not be retiring from showbiz and looks forward to working in future whenever she's back in Japan if the right opportunity comes knocking. At present, she is learning Italian so as to cope with life in a new country.

Sources: Oricon 1 / Oricon 2

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