Excited parents-to-be Amir Khan and Faryal Makhdoom stepped out at the weekend – marking their event appearance since sharing the wonderful news they’re starting a family.
As they posed on the red carpet at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards there was just the hint of the beginnings of a baby bump under Faryal’s ethereal white gown.
Boxing champ Amir, 26, beamed with pride as he arrived at the Leeds Arena on Sunday night with his beautiful wife. The 21-year-old, American political science student had updated her look with a fringe.
The couple shared their baby joy at the end of October, five months after they tied the knot .
“Mommy in the making, thank you everyone for the well wishes. All your comments/duwas have made my day,” wrote Faryal.
Amir was also quick to show his excitement, tweeting, “Faryal & I are delighted to announce we’re having a baby – can’t wait! Thanks to our friends and family for all the support.”
“It’s still early days but we’re both very excited and can’t wait to be parents,” added the former two-time world champion, speaking to The Sun on Sunday.
! attended the couple’s knock out New York wedding which took place in May at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel after a week-long elaborate Muslim ceremony.
At the time of their May wedding, Amir said he was looking forward to settling down and starting a family.
“I’ve lived the young life, I’ve done everything I’ve wanted to do,” the boxer told ! “Now is the right time to settle down and start my own family.”
“I’ve got to look after Faryal, so I won’t be going out as much partying with my friends.
“I don’t want that anymore – I want to do the family thing. I think I’ll change as a person when I’m married and it’ll be a big plus for me, I’ll be able to be more focused on my job too.”