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Aljaz Skorjanec shares rare photos with father as he prepares to welcome first child

Former Strictly pro Aljaz Skorjanec is preparing to welcoming a child with wife Janette Manrara

Aljaz Skorjanec in floral shirt
Matthew Moore
Matthew MooreOnline News Editor
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Aljaz Skorjanec is currently preparing to become a father for the first time and over the Easter weekend he treated his own dad to a special surprise.

The Strictly star's parent is a massive fan of football and particuarly likes Manchester United, so Aljaz was thrilled when he was able to take his dad to see the team play live. And that's not all the pair were able to do, as they were treated with a pitch walk and got to meet players of the Premier League Club and meet head coach Erik ten Tag.

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The father-to-be shared several sweet moments from their day out, including the pair getting signed shirts from some of the star players and him planting a kiss on the side of his father's cheek.

The 33-year-old shared: "I was six when my dad first introduced me to football and @manchesterunited. This Easter weekend I've had the opportunity to take him to his first live football match.

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"It took me a couple of days to compose my thoughts after meeting the first team, having a laugh with Mr Ten Hag, visiting Carrington (btw v impressive), stepping on the Old Trafford pitch."

He concluded: "One of the most surreal and humbling moments of my life!!! Thank you @gem_thompson7, @katenixon12 and everyone we had the pleasure of meeting over the weekend. Ps. Having @nejcljubic & @peroverhovnik with us was the most beautiful bonus too."

Fans loved the sweet photos, especially of his rarely-seen father, and Aljaz's wife Janette Manrara was the first to comment, as she said: "How wonderful Bučko to be able to spend such an amazing time together!"

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A second added: "Amazing couple of days with you all - thank you for meeting and greeting everyone at the club too haha!! Love ya my friend - United family," while a third wrote: "Some of the great things close to home when you live in leafy Cheshire."

Another joked that while they had always been a fan of the former Strictly pro, they now an even bigger fan after finding out he was a Manchester United supporter.

Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara hugging
Aljaz and Janette will welcome a baby later in the year

Aljaz's wife, and mum-to-be, Janette has been away for the past few days as she treated Disney megafans to a surprise, and it appears that the Slovenian dancer misses his beloved.

Taking to his Instagram Stories, Aljaz posted a screenshot of the song This Town by former One Direction member, Niall Horan, and admitted it made him miss his pregnant wife, whilst he is in London.

Captioning the photo, he penned: "Listening to this makes me miss my @jmanrara even more… cheers @nialhoran."

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