Gymnast Arthur Mariano claims that Simone Biles is his girl. He sent a message via Instagram to actor Zac Efron.
Arthur Mariano took to Instagram and shared an adorable picture of him kissing Simone on the cheek. “Hey @zacefron I saw her first… She is my girl,” the Brazilian athlete, 22, captioned the photo.
The message was no doubt in a lighter vein. Zac Efron had surprised the U.S. gymnast team with a visit. The most decorated American gymnast clicked a lot of photographs with Efron.
Meanwhile, according to NBC, Arthur is not dating Simone, 19. But the latter lovingly calls Arthur her “Brazilian boyfriend.” The gymnast is all praise for Simone.
The duo is good friends after competing at the same international meets including the last two world championships. According to Simone, they share “a similar attitude towards competing.” They also wish each other “good luck and have fun.” Arthur Nory Mariano is known as Arthur Nory on social media. In fact, both athletes share a mutual admiration for each other.
The 22-year-old gymnast is from Sao Paolo, Brazil. He is one of the top gymnasts’ all-rounders of Brazil. His full name is Arthur Nory Oyakawa Mariano; Oyakawa is his mother’s last name and Mariano is his father’s.
Simone Biles had her fangirl moment when Efron met her on Tuesday. The gymnast has a huge crush on the actor, whose cutout she has in her room at home.
The handsome Zac Efron kissed the teen sensation. She was so excited with the smooch, she also got into the spirit and planted a kiss on Zac’s cheek.
Zac Efron is rooting for Team USA gymnasts and also clicked a picture with them during Rio 2016 Olympics. He shared the picture on Instagram Wednesday.
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