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*He didn’t do his patented touchdown salsa dance afterward, but New York Giants star Victor Cruz had much to celebrate after his longtime girlfriend accepted his marriage proposal.

Video of the moment, which made its way to, shows the wide receiver at his church in New Jersey on July 13. He and his girlfriend Elaina Watley were hosting a “baby dedication” for their daughter Kennedy.

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Cruz was leading friends and family in a prayer over the food — when he suddenly got down on one knee and brought forth a diamond ring.

Victor and Elaina have known each other since 2003, when both were in high school.