‘He chased me with his number on a napkin!’ How a Dutch-born model and neuroscience student became AFL’s newest WAG after scandal-scarred Jobe Watson won her heart in a New York cafe
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Virginia Slaghekke said she had no idea about the AFL star’s big name status when he had pursued her to apprehensively hand over his telephone number.
The combine met in a bistro in August a year ago in New York City amid Watson’s break from football, she told the Sunday Messenger Sun.
‘He was eating and he pursued me with his number on a napkin,’ she said.
‘Energy to the napkin. He was exceptionally apprehensive when he did it, yet it worked out well.’
Ms Slaghekke, who was conceived in the Netherlands however lives in New York, has now moved to Melbourne for six months to proceed with her examinations in neuroscience at Deakin College.
In any case, she says her intends to come to Australia were really gotten under way before she met her beau.
She connected for a trade program last Walk and was acknowledged in Australia.
While in Melbourne, Ms Slaghekke – who has displayed in London, Paris, Milan and New York over the previous decade – has marked with Chadwick Models.
In New York, the 26-year-old, who was explored at age 13, was marked to Trump Display Administration.
Be that as it may, she demands that her examinations remain her need.
Her four-year course closes one year from now and she is intending to consider solution a while later.
Be that as it may, she will set aside a few minutes to go to Essendon recreations to help Watson this year – regardless of not in any case knowing AFL existed up to this point.
‘The way I know Jobe is from New York and there, he is simply Jobe,’ she includes.
She’s never observed him play, however she says she’s eager to encounter it.
What’s more, Ms Slaghekke has just met the Brownlow medallist’s family.
She joined the 31-year-old for his sister Billie’s wedding at an elite estate in Bali in October a year ago.
Watson served his 12-month suspension from the club following a doping outrage in New York, where he allegedly filled in as a barista.