ENGLAND goalkeeper Jordan Pickford’s lavish wedding to sweetheart Megan Davison in the Maldives has fallen victim to the coronavirus, the couple have revealed.
They should have been getting hitched in front of family and friends yesterday ahead of the Everton star joining his team-mates for Euro 2020.
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The couple had a quickie informal register ceremony in March and Megan said on Instagram: “We’re getting married in the morning.
“Well we should have been! It’s all gone a bit Pete Tong, so here’s a throwback of us on our legal registry office day since there are bigger things going on in the world right now.
“You are worth the wait my love @jpickford1”.
And they now face the prospect of waiting more than a year to get married.
Mum-of-one Megan had been planning her romantic Maldives ceremony for months.
But coronavirus travel restrictions and the tournament now re-arranged for next summer have scuppered the couple’s plans.
She’s thinking [the wedding] be mid-July next year at the earliest.
Sun source on the Megan Davison
A source said: “They don’t know what to do. There’s no chance of the ceremony happening this year and then the Euros being next year will delay things again.
“Next season is set to be tricky and if there are delays meaning it goes on longer then it could mean they’ll have no chance of getting out there before the Euros in 2021 and then there’s pre-season training after that.
“She’s thinking it could be mid-July next year at the earliest.
“They only had the quickie ceremony in March to make sure they had the paperwork sorted.
“The ceremony in the Maldives was always going to be the proper affair and the one where they’d feel like they were really getting married.”
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Pickford arrived for the service in Crewe, Cheshire, in ripped jeans and baseball cap – revealing the low-key nature of the ceremony.
He and Megan arrived arm in arm five minutes late with son Arlo, one, and only five guests.
Just 25 minutes later, they emerged as newlyweds.