He's dating a 16 year old.
While I will be the first to confess that I am ignorant in the laws and cultural view of such a relationship in Belgium/Europe, I have to say that as a 22 year old, dating a 16 year old is beyond comprehension. And he's what, 26?
Quick.Step boycotts awards ceremony
Meanwhile, no one from Quick.Step attended the ceremony. The team is boycotting HLN since the newspaper published doping charges against the squad in January this year.
Boonen had further difficulties with the newspaper this week after it published a story on his new girlfriend, 16 year-old Sophie van Vliet, the daughter of former pro Leo van Vliet, now organiser of the Amstel Gold Race and Amstel Curaçao Race. The sprinter at first denied the story, then admitted it, but said that the reporter had lied to him about where the interview would appear.