‘At the last Veteran Games you popped a hip, this
There were mazeltovs all round at the Veteran Games as news spread that one of the British former soldiers had got engaged to his girlfriend.
Former Royal Marine Jamie Goss, who is attending his second Veteran Games, popped the question to long-time partner Sara Nyala at a Tel Aviv restaurant after plans to propose at the beach during sunset were thwarted.
He had originally planned to propose in the UK after she returned from a prolonged period of work in Africa, before it dawned on him that he’d soon be visiting “one of the most beautiful” countries.
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Being out here is something I’ll cherish for the rest of my life.
“Being out here is something I’ll cherish for the rest of my life. I’ve spent an awesome time with Sara. She is the most amazing person and to get engaged in this city was incredible.”
Wishing the couple congratulations, one well wisher joked: “At the last Games you popped a hip. This time you popped the question!”