AlphaTauri Star Yuki Tsunoda Spills the Beans on New ‘European’ Girlfriend

Published 06/23/2022, 12:16 PM EDT
Formula One F1 – Azerbaijan Grand Prix – Baku City Circuit, Baku, Azerbaijan – June 9, 2022 AlphaTauri’s Yuki Tsunoda ahead of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Over the past few years, quite a lot of Formula One drivers have been breaking the silence on their relationship status. The fire-starter being Max Verstappen, who acknowledged his relationship with Kelly Piquet on the 2020 New Year’s eve. Then followed Lando Norris, Charles Leclerc, and most recently, Fernando Alonso. But, the one question many have pondered upon since is, what is the deal with Yuki Tsunoda?

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The young Japanese driver made his Formula One debut in 2021 and subsequently built an unbreakable rapport with his teammate, Pierre Gasly. The two often engage in quite awkward yet hilarious off-track moments, which have often driven the fans to pull out ridiculous theories about the pair.

Formula One F1 – Azerbaijan Grand Prix – Baku City Circuit, Baku, Azerbaijan – AlphaTauri’s Yuki Tsunoda during practice REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

But, of course, they are purely comical as the French lad is already dating Katerina Berezhna, a Ukrainian social media influencer.

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Hence, to this point, many are actually wondering if Tsunoda has a girlfriend considering the 22-year-old’s absolute silence on his personal life in the last couple of years. Well, the AlphaTauri driver has finally made a public revelation through a live stream.

Yuki Tsunoda shares glimpses of his dating life

During the live stream of Apex Legends, one of the users managed to bring the ‘girlfriend’ topic to the conversation. “I know this is like uh personal to ask or anything like that but you have a girlfriend or…” the user asked Tsunoda mindfully.

Yeah!” Tsunoda replied before asking the user the same question. However, before Timmy could respond, the F1 driver answered, “You have it? I think yeah, I know you have it, yeah!

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Soon, Timmy pulled out another question. “How long have you been dating your girlfriend?” he asked. Tsunoda, after a brief thought, replied, “Umm, like two months.

Yuki Tsunoda inspects a swamp buggy before competing at Florida Sports Park in Naples, Florida, USA on May 3, 2022 // Garth Milan / Red Bull Content Pool/ REUTERS

But, before Tsunoda could build on the answer, his gaming partner came up with another question. “Is she Japanese or…?” he asked, to which the 22-year-old replied, “No! She’s European.” Overall, the debate has finally been settled – Tsunoda is not single, much like the rest of his F1 colleagues.

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So, the only question that remains is, when will the fans get to see the pair together over a race weekend? Will this moment happen anytime soon? Well, let’s hope it does!

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Rohit Kumar

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Rohit Kumar is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. He has been an ardent follower of the racing series since 2007, with his love for the sport coinciding with his love for Kimi Raikkonen. He is also an ardent follower of Sebastian Vettel and Aston Martin Racing.

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