International superstar Jennifer Lopez’s relationship with baseball great Alex Rodriguez is something that even the two did not see coming. Their romance started in the most unexpected way — they met in New York City during a baseball game, bumped into each other a decade later, started going out in secret, went public and never looked back.

Now that Jenny from the Block is finally wearing a diamond ring on her finger, let us revisit how their relationship has flourished from a secret romance to one of the power couples in Hollywood today. Here are the key moments that have led to their engagement.

May 2005

Lopez met Rodriguez for the first time when she attended a baseball game in Queens, New York, with her then-husband Marc Anthony. That time, Rodriguez was still married to his then-wife, Cynthia Scurtis. Their divorce was finalized in 2008, three years after he met Lopez. Lopez and Anthony’s divorce wasn’t finalized until 2014.

February 2017

Lopez was having lunch at a restaurant when she saw Rodriguez pass by. For some reason, she went outside to follow Rodriguez and tapped him on the shoulder. That encounter was followed by a text from Rodriguez the following day, “Let’s go out to dinner.” J. Lo said yes.

March 2017

The two were spotted leaving a restaurant in New York. In an interview that same day, Rodriguez described Lopez as an amazing woman. “She’s an amazing girl and one of the smartest human beings I’ve ever met and also an incredible mother,” he said.

April 2017

People started noticing them together in public. Throughout the month, they went out on multiple occasions in New York and Miami.

May 2017

They became one of the most favorite couples in Hollywood after attending a red carpet debut at the Met Gala. That night made headlines after Lopez danced next to Rodriguez. That same month, Lopez also Facetimed Rodriguez while on the set of “Shades Of Blue.”

June 2017

Lopez’s family started to get along well with Rodriguez’s. Around this time in 2017, Lopez started sharing photos of her children having a great time with her beau’s children. That month, Lopez and Rodriguez also took a romantic trip to Paris, France.

August 2017

The couple had a date with Justin Timberlake in the Hamptons. Around the end of the month, they flew to Las Vegas to watch a boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor.

October 2017

Lopez and Rodriguez performed together in Los Angeles, California, for the “One Voice: Somos Live! A Concert For Disaster Relief.” They were also the cover of Vanity Fair that month.

November 2017

They graced an event by the Prostate Cancer Foundation in New York. Later that month, they were spotted shopping together in public.

January 2018

Lopez and Rodriguez were photographed having some public display of affection in several events, including a benefit event for the Primary Health Centers of Puerto Rico and the Guess Spring Campaign launch in Los Angeles.

February 2018

In an interview, Lopez revealed that she and Rodriguez were so happy about their lives and that “things seem to be flowing in a really beautiful way.”

March 2018

Lopez revealed in another interview that while she wanted to grow old with someone in a committed relationship, she wasn’t in a rush to get married. She said she’s happy she and Rodriguez could understand each other in a way most other people couldn’t.

April 2018

The couple made public appearances, including the Time 100 Gala in New York and Billboard’s Latin Music Awards in Las Vegas.

May 2018

They were out for their second Met Gala appearance. They also kissed in public during the 2018 Robin Hood benefit event.

July 2018

They attended the 89th MLB All-Star Game in Washington together.

September 2018

Lopez and Rodriguez were photographed with Cynthia Halelamien and Marc Buoniconti at the 33rd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner in New York.

October 2018

They posed with Bebe Rexha at the 2018 American Music Awards. They also attended ELLE’s 25th Annual Women in Hollywood later that month.

December 2018

Lopez revealed in an interview how refreshing it was for her to have someone like Rodriguez in her life. In an interview with Jimmy Fallon, she described her beau as someone so loving and supportive. “Some people try to dull you down, try to squish you down and he’s not like that. And it’s just so refreshing. It’s just such a beautiful thing,” she said.

January 2019

Lopez said in an interview that she’s grateful to have two amazing kids and a great boyfriend. Despite all the things that had happened in her life, she said she’s still optimistic and hopeful.

February 2019

They appeared at the Grammys red carpet together, and then they attended the Oscars.

March 2019

Rodriguez proposed to Lopez, and everything turned out as planned. The rest is history.

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Alex Rodriguez (L) and Jennifer Lopez attend the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 24, 2019, in Beverly Hills, California. The two got engaged on March 10, 2019. Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images