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Michelle Keegan cheers on Mark Wright as he is named Soccer Aid's Man of the Match

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Michelle Keegan was every inch the proud wife as she supported Mark Wright at Soccer Aid on Sunday. The Our Girl star said she was "so proud" of her husband as he was crowned Man of the Match for helping England to secure a 3-2 victory over the Rest of the World team.

After cheering him on in the crowd at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, Michelle praised Mark's impressive goal on Twitter. "Amazing night! SO proud of @MarkWright_ for absolutely smashing it! Well done to every1 involved for raising money for such a good cause," Michelle tweeted.

Mark Wright Michelle© Photo: Instagram

Michelle said she was "so proud" of Mark's performance in Soccer Aid

The actress' support meant the world to Mark, who shared a photo of himself and Michelle in the dressing rooms following the match. The Take Me Out: The Gossip presenter had changed out of his football kit into a suit, and couldn't resist punching the air as he celebrated his victorious win.


"Man of the match, I scored, England won and this one joined us in the dressing room after… Couldn't wish for a better prize waiting for me," Mark wrote. "OH WHAT A NIGHT!! One I will never forget."

Mark Wright Soccer Aid© Photo: Getty Images

Mark was named Man of the Match after his impressive goal

Mark impressed viewers and the coaches at Sunday's charity football game by scoring the first goal of the night with an incredible free kick from 25 yards. The goal prompted Mark's England teammate Robbie Williams to proclaim he was "proper man crushing" on the former TOWIE star, while football manager Sam Allardyce is reportedly "considering" signing him as a player for Sunderland.

The 29-year-old's Soccer Aid victory caps off an incredible few weeks for the star, who has recently celebrated his first wedding anniversary with Michelle. Mark has also been tipped to break America following the news that his CBBC programme The Dengineers has been picked up by the United States' Discovery Channel Family Channel, which is available in more than 70 million homes.

Sharing a newspaper article confirming the news, Mark wrote: "The cat is finally out of the bag and I'm over the moon…"

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