GORKA MARQUEZ, who is a professional dancer on the popular BBC show Strictly Come Dancing 2018, shared an emotional post on Instagram yesterday.
The Strictly Come Dancing 2018 professional Gorka Marquez, 28, was partnered with celebrity contestant Katie Piper but the pair were voted off in week 5 of the show.
However, Gorka shared a heartbreaking post on Instagram where he shared a photo of himself as a child and his grandad who has since died.
The snap is a photo of the pair on the beach and Gorka captioned the sweet photo in Spanish to his 270,000 followers.
It read: “I will always remember those summer days on the beach making sandcastles…I’ll always miss you grandpa.”
Girlfriend Gemma, 34, replied to her beau and said: “Family,” followed by a heart emoji.
The couple met on Strictly Come Dancing in 2017 and confirmed their romance earlier this year.
Fans of the Strictly star rushed to respond with heartwarming messages.
One fan wrote: “Sorry to hear. Thinking of you, keep those memories close. He’ll be proud of of you.”
Another person commented: “Sorry for your loss. Remember all the precious special times.”
A third wrote: “Remember he’s proud of you @gorkamarquez sorry for your loss. Hope your doing okay, keep the memories.”