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AFL bad boy Dustin Martin ‘wining and dining’ model Jessica Gomes

AFL superstar Dustin Martin ‘is in a relationship’ with model Jessica Gomes as the pair are spotted ‘catching up for series of dinner dates’ – but they remain VERY tight-lipped

AFL superstar Dustin Martin and glamorous swimsuit model Jessica Gomes are rumoured to be in a romantic relationship. 

The Richmond Tigers premiership hero, 29, and Gomes, 35, have enjoyed ‘several’ dinner dates in Melbourne this year, according to a report in the Herald Sun. 

While it is unclear if the pair are just friends or something more, a source confirmed they do know one another. 

Pictured: Dustin Martin playing for Richmond

Friendly: Dustin Martin (right) and Jessica Gomes (left) are rumoured to be getting close

Jessica declined to comment when approached by the paper, saying: ‘I am so sorry, but I can’t comment on this. I don’t talk about my private life.’ 

Martin’s manager Ralph Carr also declined to comment. 

The Tigers star, who won the Brownlow Medal in 2017, is notoriously guarded about his private life and rarely gives interviews. 

Dates? The Herald Sun claims the AFL bad boy, 29, and the model, 35, have enjoyed 'several' dinner dates this year. Jessica declined to comment, telling the paper: 'I am so sorry, but I can't comment on this. I don't talk about my private life'

Dates? The Herald Sun claims the AFL bad boy, 29, and the model, 35, have enjoyed ‘several’ dinner dates this year. Jessica declined to comment, telling the paper: ‘I am so sorry, but I can’t comment on this. I don’t talk about my private life’

Jessica was linked to Australian Formula One ace Daniel Ricciardo in 2019, but he flatly denied the rumours. 

In 2016, she revealed that she was dating Australian actor Xavier Samuel, who starred in Twilight.

The pair called it quits in 2017, but only made the announcement in May 2018 and assured fans they’re ‘still friends’. 

Private: Likewise, Dustin's manager did not wish to comment on the claims. The footballer is notoriously guarded about his private life and rarely gives interviews

Private: Likewise, Dustin’s manager did not wish to comment on the claims. The footballer is notoriously guarded about his private life and rarely gives interviews

The model, who until recently was based in Los Angeles, appeared on Dancing With The Stars as a wildcard competitor in recent weeks. 

Daily Mail Australia revealed in 2019 that Martin had broken up with glamorous Sydney food blogger and physiotherapist, Tania Acitelli. 

He has also previously been linked to Phoebe Carpenter, who once dated rugby league star Mitch Pearce. 

Exes: Daily Mail Australia revealed in 2019 that Brownlow Medallist Dustin had broken up with glamorous Sydney food blogger and physiotherapist, Tania Acitelli  (pictured)

Denied: Jessica was linked to Australian Formula One ace Daniel Ricciardo (pictured) in 2019, but he denied the rumours

Exes: Daily Mail Australia revealed in 2019 that Brownlow Medallist Dustin had broken up with glamorous Sydney food blogger and physiotherapist, Tania Acitelli (right).  Jessica was linked to Australian Formula One ace Daniel Ricciardo (right) in 2019, but he denied the rumours

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