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Jimmy Bartel takes his dog for a walk past the house he used to share with ex-wife Nadia

Thanks for the memories? Stony-faced Jimmy Bartel takes his dog for a walk past the house he used to share with ex-wife Nadia during Melbourne’s fourth lockdown

It’s been almost two years since he ended his five-year marriage to wife Nadia Bartel. 

And former NRL star Jimmy, 37, took a literal trip down memory lane on Monday as he strolled past the marital home he and Nadia used to share.

The Geelong great appeared rather stony-faced as he took his dog for a walk in Melbourne amid the city’s fourth lockdown.  

Thanks for the memories? Former NRL star Jimmy Bartel, 37, took a literal trip down memory lane on Monday as he strolled past the marital home he and ex-wife Nadia, 35, used to share

Clad in black tracksuit and matching face mask, the father-of-two stared pensively into the distance as he meandered down the footpath, perhaps lost in thoughts about his former life as a married man. 

He completed his lockdown look with a pair of grey sneakers, white crew socks and acetate sunglasses which hung from his collar.

Jimmy listened to music on cord headphones as he revisited his old stomping ground, and at one stage buried his head in his phone.   

Echoes from the past: The father-of-two stared pensively into the distance as he meandered down the footpath, perhaps lost in thoughts about his former life as a married man

Echoes from the past: The father-of-two stared pensively into the distance as he meandered down the footpath, perhaps lost in thoughts about his former life as a married man

Blast from the past: Jimmy listened to music on cord headphones as he revisited his old stomping ground, and at one stage buried his head in his phone

Blast from the past: Jimmy listened to music on cord headphones as he revisited his old stomping ground, and at one stage buried his head in his phone

Jimmy and Nadia sold their marital home for $4million last year. 

Once known as NRL’s golden couple, Jimmy and Nadia married in February 2014 in a lavish ceremony on the Bellarine Peninsula, before later welcoming two sons together.

The pair, who share custody of sons Aston, five, and Henley, two, announced their separation in August 2019 but are believed to have split two months prior. 

Brownlow Medal winner Jimmy subsequently went public with his new girlfriend Lauren Mand, a Melbourne socialite and office worker. 

How they were: Once known as NRL's golden couple, Jimmy and Nadia married in February 2014 in a lavish ceremony on the Bellarine Peninsula, before later welcoming two sons together

How they were: Once known as NRL’s golden couple, Jimmy and Nadia married in February 2014 in a lavish ceremony on the Bellarine Peninsula, before later welcoming two sons together 

Split: The pair, who share custody of sons Aston, five, and Henley, two, announced their separation in August 2019 but are believed to have split two months prior

Split: The pair, who share custody of sons Aston, five, and Henley, two, announced their separation in August 2019 but are believed to have split two months prior 

Nadia has was linked to personal trainer Nathan Brodie last year, but it’s unclear if they are still together. 

Last month month, Nadia shared a cryptic Instagram post about personal growth and ‘forgetting the past.’ 

She reposted an inspirational quote, which read: ‘Think less about past and future because your life only happens in the present.’

‘The past already happened. The future has not yet happened. All we have is the present,’ it continued. 

New flame: Brownlow Medal winner Jimmy subsequently went public with his new girlfriend Lauren Mand (right), a Melbourne socialite and office worker

New flame: Brownlow Medal winner Jimmy subsequently went public with his new girlfriend Lauren Mand (right), a Melbourne socialite and office worker

Still together? Nadia has was linked to personal trainer Nathan Brodie (pictured) last year, but it's unclear if they are still together

Still together? Nadia has was linked to personal trainer Nathan Brodie (pictured) last year, but it’s unclear if they are still together

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