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A Ballymena couple's brilliant Valentine's Day text exchange is taking over Twitter

“hey lau i have a surprise for you”

YESTERDAY AFTERNOON, LIKE so many couples out there, Jonathan and Laura in Ballymena, County Antrim were making last minute Valentine’s Day plans.

At 4pm though, things changed, as Jonathan messaged teasing out a potential BIG surprise on the cards:

thematch Source: @lauramariekerr Twitter

thematch2 Source: @lauramariekerr Twitter

Yes, it was the Barcelona vs Paris St Germain match on the telly - and she went in

thematch3 Source: @lauramariekerr Twitter

“Happy valentines ya f**king moose”


She tweeted out the screenshots late yesterday afternoon with the simple caption:

“this boy is getting smacked into 2018 when I see him”

thematch4 Source: @lauramariekerr Twitter

It’s been retweeted over 24,000 times overnight, as people have fallen in love with both the well executed Valentine’s prank and the killer response.

It was grand in the end though, as Laura tells DailyEdge.ie: 

I didn’t watch the match, but we did go for pizza and contrary to what most on Twitter are saying I am very happy and very grateful.


A pizza-filled Valentine’s and no match – what could be better.

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David Elkin

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