A decade before he asked for her hand in marriage, they were playing on the same beach at the same time, but didn’t realize it.
After getting engaged, Verona Koliqi and Mirand Buzaku were looking at childhood photos together, according to Yahoo Lifestyle.
“My cousin found this photo on her computer, and she sent it over to me on my phone to laugh about how we looked when we were younger,” Koliqi told Yahoo Lifestyle.
The photo shows Verona posing on a beach in Montenegro. As Mirand looked at the photo, he commented that he had the same shorts and floaties as a kid in the background, Verona recounted in an Instagram post.
Arghh caption keeps getting deleted wth?? One last time: Here is this photos story explained ❤️ One day I was looking at this old beach photo that was taken 10 years ago and showed my fiance (now) the photo so we can have a laugh and run down memory lane, @mirandbuzaku being the type to look behind the photo he noticed the kid in the back had the same shirt,shorts and floaty as him , we analyzed further and confirmed with family members that its him photobombing my family photo 🙆🏻❤️❤️ ———— #theellenshow #lovestory #trendingnews #twitterthreads #theshaderoom
“He said, ‘Hold up, I think that’s me! We both looked at each other and said, ‘No way, that can’t be true,’” she said.
Though they never met on the beach in Kosovo, Verona and Mirand met years later while Verona was on a trip to London.
The Instagram post recounting the unbelievable story garnered more than 31,000 likes.
The surprise convinced the pair that they are soulmates.
“I never knew something like this could happen, even though I’ve heard a saying: ‘You will have passed your soul mate at least once way before you actually meet up,’” said Verona.