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Houston Astros' star Carlos Correa proposes to girlfriend after winning World Series

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa proposed to girlfriend Daniella Rodriguez on the field after the Astros won their first World Series.
Carlos Correa proposed after winning the World Series.
Carlos Correa proposed after winning the World Series.Fox
/ Source: TODAY

Carlos Correa won the World Series and then hit a home run after the game.

The Houston Astros' star shortstop cemented Wednesday as the greatest night in his life when he proposed to girlfriend Daniella Rodriguez, 21, on the field after his team won its first World Series title.

Correa, 23, was in the middle of a live interview after the Astros' 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers when he turned around and got down on one knee to propose.

"Daniella Rodriguez, will you make me the happiest man in the world?" he said. "Will you marry me?"

The reigning Miss Texas USA gasped in surprise and then happily accepted as the two shared a sweet kiss and embrace.

While Correa had been focused on winning his first World Series ring, the engagement ring was apparently burning a hole in his pocket.

He had been planning the proposal for weeks, but decided to hold off in case he could have two incredible moments in one night.

"I was like OK, so we have a championship caliber team, so let me wait it out to see if we can be champions and do it at the big stage," Correa told the Houston Chronicle. "So, we were able to win the game, which was the first part of my day to accomplish, and then I was able to do it."

They had celebrated several sweet moments together as the Astros advanced in the playoffs before Wednesday night's crowning moment.

The giant ring had been in Correa's locker at Dodger Stadium during the game. He said in a postgame interview on Fox Sports that he had the Astros' clubhouse manager bring it to him following the win.

"In the ninth inning, I go into the clubhouse and I talk to the clubbie and I'm like, 'I don't want to jinx it, but if we get these three outs, I need you to bring me this,'" Correa said.

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