Love Island: Davide Sanclimenti and Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu express gratitude after winning the show

The Italian stallion and the Turkish delight were crowned the winner of the show last night and two couldn’t be happier.

After defeating Gemma Owen and Luca Bish in the season finale, Davide Sanclimenti and Ekin-Su Cülcülolu have opened up to fans for the first time. Both of them looked shell-shocked when Laura Whitmore announced them as the winner.

Thank you, for everything!

Ekin-Su broke down into tears as they were announced the winner while Davide had an expression of disbelief on his face. Davide and Ekin-Su had a very volatile and passionate relationship in the villa, however, their genuine connection made them win the show.

Ekin-Su and Davide appear thrilled in a video uploaded to the Love Island official social media accounts as they express their shock at being chosen as the public's favourite couple. Ekin-Su said:

Thank you everyone for voting for us and thank you for making us who we are.

Davide jumped in between and said:

I didn’t expect it – I still don’t believe it.

The two also spoke about other couples and Ekin-Su said:

I think everyone’s winners in here, and I just feel really lucky to be here.

While Davide added:

We are all four great couples, but yeah, thank you for everyone.

The Turkish delight finished off the video by saying:

Thank you for going on our journey with us - it means so much.
We love you! Ti Amo!

The aftermath

Many people labelled them as ‘well-deserved’ winners including 2019 winner Amber Gill who tweeted ‘MOM & DAD’ with trophy emojis.

However, Metro News can confirm that fans were disappointed that ITV scrapped the option for one of the winning partners to steal all the money. A fan wrote on Twitter:

Not even asking them to split or steal the money?? I’ve wasted 8 weeks of my life

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