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See the stunning new photo from Ben Foden and wife Jackie Belanoff Smith's big day

The couple married on a luxury yacht

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Chloe Ash
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Following the news that Ben Foden has married New Yorker Jackie Belanoff Smith after two weeks of "seriously" dating, his wife took to Instagram to change her profile picture to a never-before-seen snap of the pair from their wedding ceremony, which took place on a luxury yacht. 

The adorable picture of the newlyweds was taken on the day of their wedding ceremony, with the pair both enjoying a glass of wine as they sailed at sea. The 34-year-old former rugby star confirmed the news on Instagram with a series of loved-up snaps from the special day, but this one was not included in the collection. Jackie has also since changed her name to Jaqueline Smith Foden.

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The couple married after two weeks of "seriously" dating

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In the initial post, Una Healy's ex-husband explained why the couple decided to marry so soon: "The world has a funny way of working things out, many people think I'm a bad person - as I'm sure they’ll be many nasty comments left under this post by keyboard warriors a plenty. But I met a girl who seriously swept me off my feet and in a time of hardship showed me love, a deep devoted love. People will say we are mad or crazy or even fools, as @snackyjax and I had only been dating seriously for a little over two weeks before deciding to get married. But when someone like her comes in to your life, why would I wait?"

ben foden© Photo: Getty Images

Ben was previously married to Una Healy

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The couple's choice to tie the knot comes only a year after Ben split from The Saturdays singer Una Healy, who he was with for six years of marriage. In the caption, the sportsman reassured followers that his ex-wife gave her full blessing: "The people who needed to know, such as close family and friends were told before anyone else and they are happy for me including my beautiful ex-wife @unahealy who I love even more for her blessing."

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