Advertisement
Advertisement

Amir Khan Looks Forward To Kids, Marriage, The Future

By Nadine Linge, courtesy of The Daily Star

FIGHTER Amir Khan is boxing clever when it comes to his wedding by letting his gorgeous bride-to-be do all the work.

The Bolton star slugger is set to marry gorgeous Faryal Makhdoom next year and is sparing no expense in tying the knot.

The pair, who met through friends, will wed at the swish Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York and American girl Faryal, 20, is very much in charge.

Amir, 25, says: “Faryal is the best thing that has ever happened to me and I’m very happy.

“She is amazing and she helps me and takes a lot of the stress from me if I’ve had a bad day. It’s even better because the family get on with her.

“My wedding is next year and it’s going to be big. A Muslim wedding carries on for a week normally, so it’s going to be non-stop. It’s going to be at the Waldorf Astoria and then we will do two events in England.

“My sister is going to be arranging my part and Faryal is doing all the arranging over there.”

As soon as they are man and wife, kids are on the agenda for the former world light-welterweight champion.

“I will be 26 when I get married,” he explains. “And I want kids early so they can grow up with me.

“I want two kids, a boy and a girl. I really want to be a young dad so I can take them out and play with them.”

In typical confident Amir style, he reckons that he will be a dream husband for Faryal.

But don’t expect them to be an over-the-top, showy couple living Premier League-style lives.

Despite Amir having millions in the bank, this down-to-earth pair will be keeping things “chilled”.

He says: “With me it is different bec­ause of religion and making sure we behave respectably. Footballers’ wives and footballers go way over the top. I’m a quiet, chilled-out guy and I just want to stay happy and stay comfortable.

“I will be a nice, loving and very caring husband and totally different to what I am like in the ring.”

Amir is also planning an incredible wedding gift for his beautiful bride. He reveals: “My missus wants to get involved with make-up and bring out her own brand, which is something I’m going to help with.

“It will be a wicked wedding present to give Faryal her own company.

“She is just a normal girl but she has got like 50,000 followers on Twitter and everyone asks her where she gets her make-up from and how she puts her eyeliner on.

“I said to her, why doesn’t she just bring her own brand out? And hopefully we can emerge with a big brand and she can stand on her own feet.

“At the moment she is qualified and has a degree in political science and journalism law. I don’t really want her to work apart from stuff like having a make-up company that can hopefully keep her busy that way.”

Amir, who says he’s planning to treat 10 pals to a holiday in Spain, Miami or Vegas for his stag do, realises that their relationship will propel Faryal into the public eye but reckons his girl can handle it.

“Being a big name in the UK and people wanting to know about it means it’s going to be a big wedding anyway.

“People will want to see pictures so I think it’s going to be a big day.

“It’s all new to her because no-one knew who she was so she is just keeping calm and chilled. She is on Twitter keeping cool and chatting to people and respecting everyone.”

As an Olympic silver medallist, the recent 2012 Games were very important to Amir, and he was thrilled to be a commentator on the BBC.

He has a boxing gym in Halliwell, Bolton, which works to keep local kids off the streets, and he believes one of the effects of the Olympics will be to encourage more youngsters to get involved with sport.

He says: “It’s exciting to see what is going to happen now after the Olympics because there will be more funding involved.

“I want to see more youngsters getting into sport and more gyms opening up in different areas.

“I built my gym because I thought it would help keep young kids off the street and now I get 400 or 500 kids coming in there a week.

“It teaches kids not to fight on the street and keeps them positive.”

Tags: Amir Khan image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ИATAS on 09-21-2012

[QUOTE=UglyPug;12536616]Khan will be an excellent father.[/QUOTE] honestly I can see his newborn knocking khan out

Comment by demonlight on 09-21-2012

[QUOTE=FlatLine;12536625]not to assume anything but thats a feminist argument which is unrealistic. 99% of woman would jump at the chance of being looked after by their husbands and not have to work.. how many times have you heard women say…

Comment by Makaaveli on 09-21-2012

[QUOTE=FlatLine;12536625]not to assume anything but thats a feminist argument which is unrealistic. 99% of woman would jump at the chance of being looked after by their husbands and not have to work.. how many times have you heard women say…

Comment by P4P Prince on 09-21-2012

Khan keep goin out with them young girls and the only thing your gna need is a good lawyer... and pls dont put ur son into boxing becuz i hear glass jaws are contagious...lol

Comment by STREET CLEANER on 09-21-2012

What is this has anything to do with boxing? This site must be British

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (20)
Top Headlines Trainer: Tyson Fury Will NOT Retire, Likely Targets Joshua Next Khan Would Reject Mayweather: I'll Mess With Him Like He Did Me Sanchez: I'm Confident Golovkin KO's 'Diva' Canelo in 8 or 9 Luis Ortiz Back on Track After Greg Cohen Withdraws Lawsuit Flint-born Dirrell Brothers Fighting Through Anger, Frustration Bob Arum: It's Obvious Floyd Mayweather is Coming Back De La Hoya: Golovkin Didn't Want Lara - And Canelo Beat Him! Gilberto Ramirez-Dominik Britsch on Crawford-Postol HBO PPV De La Hoya: I Thought Pacquiao Would Be Easy, Canelo in Tough! Gassiev Warns Povetkin: Wilder Punches Harder Than Klitschko Verdejo Not Worried About Critics, Intends To Fulfill Expectations Freddie Roach Says Frankie Gomez in 'Best Shape' For Herrera Amir Khan Stands To Pocket 13 Million in Canelo Showdown Brown on PBC: We're Giving Fans What They Want and Expect Examining the Badou Jack-Lucian Bute Scorecards Anthony Joshua-Zhang Zhilei Eyed For The Future in China? Glen Tapia Ready For David Lemieux, Feels A lot Stronger at 160 Bute Wants the Winner of DeGale-Jack Unification Fight Photos: Anthony Crolla vs. Ismael Barroso Open Workouts Examining the James DeGale-Porky Medina Scorecards Hearn Wants Joshua to Become Pay-Per-View Star in America ALA Promotions Prez: Magsayo Will Never Be Another Pacquiao De La Hoya Breaks Down Speed vs. Power Fights of The Past Curtis Stevens on The Trainer Switch To John David Jackson Team Verdejo Bring in Nutrionists, Sports Psychologists For 6/11 DeGale: I Showed Medina Levels, He Doesn't Deserve Rematch Garcia: If Golovkin Will Face Floyd at 154, Then Face Canelo at 155 Magdaleno To Apply Pressure For Nonito Donaire Title Shot Tommy Coyle Calls To Avenge Luke Campbell KO Loss Video: Hearn Talks Judging Issues in Boxing, Crolla vs. Barroso Amir Khan Followed Strict Diet Switch For Showdown With Canelo Video: Hearn Excited About Mayweather vs. Matchroom Card Shane Mosley Makes Heroic Rescue Of Baby in Freeway Wreck Video: Eddie Hearn Talks DeGale vs. Jack, Smith, More Garcia: Amir Khan Will Not Be an Easy Fight For Canelo "Fighting Words" - On Francisco Vargas’ Positive Drug Test Bute on Jack Draw: I Started Too Late Yet Again Matthysse To Sit Down With De La Hoya in Vegas, Discuss Future Mayweather, Hearn in Talks For TMT vs. Matchroom Card Video: James DeGale on Mayweather, Hearn Rift, Jack, More
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement