Know more about Sol Mercado
SOL MERCADO – Meet the boyfriend of controversial beauty queen Sandra Lemonon.
It was just recently when the beauty queen confirmed her relationship with the basketball player.
The Binibining Pilipinas 2018 and Miss Universe Philippines 2020 finalist made the confirmation on Wednesday, September 29.
The couple is speculated over a romantic relationship following their photos together on social media in April.
Finally, the couple confirmed that they are in a relationship.
First, Sandra took to the image-sharing platform, Instagram wherein she expressed her love for Sol. On the other hand, Sol also expressed how proud he is for girlfriend Sandra whom he called, “my 8” and “#myrideordie.”
But who is Sol Mercado?
Sol or Solomon Jemuel Mercado in real life is a Filipino-American professional basketball player who last played for the NorthPort Batang Pier of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).
Sol started his PBA career in 2008 under Rain or Shine Elasto Painters. But he was originally drafted by the Alaska Aces as the fifth pick in the 2008 PBA draft.
He’s also a member of the Philippine National Basketball team, Gilas Pilipinas. He played for the country in the 2010 Asian Games and the 2012 William Jones Cup.
Sol Mercado is previously engaged to actress Denise Laurel.
However, on October 20, 2016, a day after Ginebra won their first title after 8 years, she announced through her Instagram account that they have ended their relationship.
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