Game over: soccer star in split

2010-06-17 00:00

LOCAL soccer star Ryan Botha’s relationship of two years with Natasha Shannon has ended, the couple said yesterday.

The couple have a child born last year and they reportedly became engaged while Shannon (22) was pregnant.

They said in a statement, “We will always be a part of each other’s lives due to our beautiful child … we would appreciate this time for privacy.”

The couple blamed the break-up on “work and pressures from both sides”.

Botha played for Moroka Swallows in the last PSL season and has just signed a three-year deal with Platinum Stars.

Shannon will move back to her home town, Durban.

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