Airman Erick Straub Interrupts NFL Game To Propose To Cheerleader

Airman Erick Straub Interrupts NFL Game To Propose To Cheerleader
Fri 17-10-2014

An airman who recently returned from the Middle East,  interrupted NFL game to propose to a cheerleader!

Arizona Cardinals squad member Claire Thorton 23 was performing for fans at the home ground ahead of the Washington Redskins match.

But the excitement of game day was stepped up a notch when her partner Air Force Captain Erick Straub marched onto the pitch in full airman attire and got down on one knee.

Her fellow cheerleaders can be seen squealing and gawping as he produces a diamond ring. 

According to her cheerleader biography, Claire has been dancing since she was three years old. She also reveals that she and her fiance are avid travelers. They have been to 13 countries and three different continents. Eric is believed to have returned from a tour in the Middle East. The touching moment came during the first half of the Cardinals' match against the Washington Redskins at home.