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Michael Sam is engaged to long-term boyfriend Vito Cammisano

Michael Sam is engaged to long-term boyfriend Vito Cammisano

Michael Sam is engaged to his long-term boyfriend Vito Cammisano – the man he famously kissed when he became the first openly gay footballer to be drafted into the NFL.

The proposal was made in Rome, a source confirmed to Page Six, but it is unclear who popped the question.

Sam, 25, and swimmer Cammisano have been traveling in Europe since December 30, ringing in the new year in Spain and seeing the sights in Italy.

In an Oprah special aired last month, Cammisano said their relationship was just like anyone else’s.

‘We have our ups and we have our downs,’ he said. ‘We get in arguments over some of the silliest things ever but in the end I want to be with Mikey.’

Sam said he wanted to get married someday, and hopefully to Cammasino.

‘I think if someone wants to spend the rest of their lives with another person, by all means, do that,’ he said. ‘It’s all about equality.’