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Nathan Buckley made headlines last month when he was pictured for the first time with his new girlfriend, cosmetic nurse Alex Pike.
And the Collingwood coach, 48, sent tongues wagging again on Saturday, after he debuted a noticeably smoother complexion during the Magpies' match against the Crows in.
Thegreat's forehead lines appeared far less noticeable as he spoke to players during the game, leaving fans wondering whether he recently had Botox injections.
By contrast, he had quite prominent forehead wrinkles during the Collingwood vs Geelong Cats game at the MCG on May 29.
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While it could well have been a trick of the light, the centre of Nathan's forehead in particular seemed smoother on Saturday, giving him a more youthful appearance.
If Nathan has started using Botox - and he certainly wouldn't be the first footy star to do so - it's likely his girlfriend Alex would be his preferred injector.
The 44-year-old former model owns the Face By Alex cosmetic clinics in Melbourne's South Yarra and Albury, NSW.
While Nathan has never spoken about his beauty regimen, Alex has been open about her use of injectables.
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Describing her love for Botox on her, she writes: 'I have been having anti wrinkle injection injections for the past 15 years and I am testament to the fact that this treatment works.'
Alex and Nathan, who have known each other since at least the start of the year, werefor the first time last month.
The romance between the new couple is said to be 'effortless'.
'They are happy. It's all good. It's just very easy and comfortable really. They have a genuine connection,' a friend of the couple told the Herald Sun.
The sign Alex Pike has joined the WAG circle
It's been less than a month since she debuted her romance with Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley. And it seems Alex Pike, 44, has already been welcomed into the illustrious social circle of Australia's sporting WAGs. Fans noticed a telling sign that the cosmetic nurse has joined the exclusive clique on Wednesday, after she posed a short video of herself showing off a new set of long hair extensions. © Provided by Daily Mail ( The video garnered an avalanche of praise from Alex's fans, but one particular comment stood out from the others - a message from former Melbourne WAG Nadia Bartel.
The source added that Alex isn't after fame, and isn't 'daunted' by the attention that comes with being a WAG either.
'They are just into normal stuff, yoga, natural health, keeping fit and staying positive,' they said.
Alex is a mother of three based in South Yarra, just outside Melbourne's CBD, but also has a home in Albury.
The pair's relationship emerged just weeks after the champion midfielder announced his split from his wife of 18 years, Tania Minnici, last December.
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