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Taapsee Pannu Praises Boyfriend And Badminton Coach Mathias Boe

The Indian badminton team created history on Saturday by beating other teams in the finals of the 2022 Thomas Cup. This is India’s first win at the reputed tournament, and the team that won is somehow connected to Bollywood. The winning team’s doubles coach is former Danish badminton player Mathias Boe, also female actor Taapsee Pannu’s boyfriend. After the win, Taapsee took to social media to congratulate the team, and she also posted a special message for Mathias.

India wins Thomas Cup – For The First Time Ever! 

Taapsee was following the journey of the Indian team throughout the tournament, and she also regularly posted stories about it on her social media account. On Saturday, after India won the first two matches in the best-of-five round,she took to Instagram to celebrate the win.

Then, after India won the third game to finally lift the trophy, she first shared a small video of the winning moment with the caption: “The boys did it. First-ever Thomas Cup for India.”  She tagged the entire team in the post. 

She shared a picture of the team where one of the players is hugging Mathias and wrote: “Mr Coach, you made us proud,” tagging Mathias. She also added the hashtag #ThomasCupWinner.

The reaction of Taapsee Pannu on Thomas Cup win was delightful; the Haseen Dillruba actor congratulated the Indian team and her boyfriend Mathias Boe. 

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How Taapsee Pannu and Mathias Boe Met?

Taapsee Pannu and Mathias Boe met when she watched one of his games several years ago. The female actor has spoken about how they connected over Twitter, and developed a friendship, which blossomed into romance soon.

In an interview, Taapsee said: “I didn’t want to date someone from the industry for this very reason. I want to keep my personal and professional lives separate. I always share a picture with those who matter to me on their birthdays and did the same for Mathias, who is a part of my inner circle,”  

Mathias Boe is an Olympic medallist; he has won a silver at the 2012 Games in men’s doubles. Playing for Denmark, he has won several titles in doubles and team games in his outstanding career. He became a coach after his retirement in the year 2020. Later he was appointed the men’s doubles coach for the Indian National Badminton team. 

Thomas Cup is one of the most honoured tournaments in badminton. It is held every two years, and it sees national teams from around the world participate in singles and doubles games. This was the first time India qualified for the semi-finals, reached the finals, and eventually won the Thomas cup.

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