MotoGP star, Miguel Oliveira set to marry his sister after secret romance

MotoGP star, Miguel Oliveira set to marry his sister after secret romance

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.”

MotoGP star, Miguel Oliveira set to marry his step-sister after secret romance

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.”

MotoGP star, Miguel Oliveira set to marry his step-sister after secret romance

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.

MotoGP star, Miguel Oliveira set to marry his step-sister after secret romance