A MUCH-ADORED Love Island hunk has returned back to his 'normal job' four years after failing to find lasting love on the matchmaking show.
Ovie Soko, 31, who won over fans on Love Island's 2019 series, has reverted to his impressive career as a basketball player.
During his time on screen, the athlete won over legions of fans with his kind nature and handsome looks.
Yet post villa-life the sports ace, who stands at 6ft 7in tall, captained the London Lions to victory as the Men's team triumphed at Birmingham's Utilita Arena.
Ovie, who has previously played for the Great Britain team, has now shunned his foray into reality TV to train hard for his place in the team – something which shone through in the clash with Leicester Riders in the BBL cup final.
Ovie, who wore the team's black shirt paired with white and red trainers, gushed he was "so proud" of his team.
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He added: "I think it was a pretty difficult game for us to get into rhythm offensively but that can sometimes happen in championship games, but I think we did a good job on the defensive side to keep their guys at bay.
"We were able to pull away with a hard-fought win, I’m so proud of the guys."
During his stint on the matchmaking series Ovie hit the big time when he came third with former girlfriend India Reynolds.
Yet the pair split four months after being rocked by cheating rumours.
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They eventually called it quits due to "conflicting schedules".
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