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21st Feb 2023

Stephanie Roche planning on starting a family after she retires from football

Kat O'Connor

“The plan is to have a family”

Footballer Stephanie Roche hopes to become a mum when she retires from football.

However, the Dancing with the Stars contestant has no plans on retiring just yet.

Speaking to RSVP, Stephanie said she hopes to play for another season, or even two.

She told the publication,

“For me, with the World Cup coming up this year, I would like to give it one more season, possibly two.”

“I am 33 and my husband and I got married last year. The plan is to have a family and we would like to do that if we can.”

Stephanie said she’s looking forward to solely focusing on football again after she was eliminated from Dancing with the Stars.

The footballer was evicted from the competition on Sunday.

Speaking about her time on Dancing with the Stars, Stephanie said she is so proud of how far she’s come.

“Coming into this process having never danced or performed in my life this was a scary but exciting challenge!

“To have come as far as I have over the last number of weeks makes me extremely proud and I’ve Ervinas Merfeldas to thank for that.”

Stephanie also praised her fellow contestants, the DWTS crew, the hair, make-up, and costume departments, the pros, judges, and presenters in her moving post.

She also praised her fans for constantly supporting her.

“Thank you to everyone that voted for us and showed us support. I’ve had so many messages throughout the show so thank you if you’ve reached out I really do appreciate it.”

“Now… full steam ahead 2023 season,” Stephanie added.

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