Ahead of Manchester City’s highly awaited clash against Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League, Bayern star Leroy Sane is in the spotlight once again. All eyes will be on the German winger when the Bavarians travel to the Etihad in the first leg of the tie.
The obvious reason for Sane to be the talk of the fixture is his past with Manchester City.
The Bayern number 10 was a crucial part of Pep’s City for four years between 2016 and 2020. He appeared in 132 games for the Cityzens, netting 39 goals before moving back to his home country to be a part of German giants Bayern Munich.
Once highly adored by the City supporters, Sane is still looked upon as a missed opportunity by City fans.
However, Leroy’s past with Man City isn’t the only reason for him to be in the spotlight ahead of the fixture. Rather, it’s Sane’s girlfriend, Candice Brook, who is being talked about among the fans.
Who Is Candice Brook?
American singer and professional model Candice Brook has been dating Leroy Sane for the past 5 years.
The older of two siblings, Candice was born on July 18, 1987, to American parents. Her father is a businessman and her mother is an interior designer. Brought up in New York, she completed her education in the same city before jumping into the music industry.
Candice’s Music and Modeling Career
Passionate about her career since a young age, Candice has been featured in multiple English music videos, notably the famous song “Tell Me Part 2” by Emile Danero.
Other than music, Candice is a successful model who has partnered with top brands in promotions. She also famously appeared on the TV show “About the Business” in 2016.
Candice and Sane, 5 Years of Togetherness
Leroy met his sweetheart in 2017, a time when Candice was going through a rough patch in her life due to her previously failed relationships.
Before meeting the star footballer, Candice had dated famous figures, notably the Grammy award winner and Rihanna’s ex, Chris Brown. She had also dated American rapper and Nicki Minaj’s ex-boyfriend, Safaree Samuels, and the NBA star Andre Drummond.
Having been accused of dating famous celebrities to stay in the spotlight, Candice took a pause from dating before she met Leroy when the latter was still playing for Man City.
After quickly realizing the spark they had between each other, Candice and Sane made their relationship public in 2018, and have stayed together since. The couple has a daughter named Rio.
Why is She the Talk of the Town Again?
Having previously been involved in a well-known controversy with Riyad Mahrez’s ex-wife Rita Johal, Candice deleted all her socials in 2021 and hasn’t appeared under much public limelight since.
However, leading up to the much-awaited UCL quarter-final fixture between Sane’s former and current club, a section of fans are eagerly awaiting to find out Brook’s allegiances.
Candice actually has been in a vocal Cityzen for a very long time. The American WAG is an avid supporter of Manchester City and has often been seen celebrating her club’s victories on social media.
This seemed perfect in the past when Brook’s boyfriend Leroy Sane was a part of the City squad till 2020, but the German has changed clubs since, making the dynamics of his relationship highly interesting.
People haven’t shied away from asking Candice questions about the club of her dreams, and Candice has made it known that she’s still a Cityzen and she will be one in the future as well, irrespective of the football club her partner represents.
She also made it known that she was against Sane’s move to Germany and rather preferred him to stay in England.
This doesn’t however mean that Sane doesn’t have lady luck on his side.
Despite the teams that Candice supports, she has consistently appeared in Bayern Munich’s clashes in both domestic and international competitions. She’s often seen cheering for her boyfriend from the stands in the Allianz Arena.
However, it’ll be very interesting to see the color of the jersey the WAG dawns, come the clash between the two European giants. A Cityzen at heart, people expect her to cheer for Man City, it’ll surprise many fans if she stands in the corners of The Reds.