By Marta Jary For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 14:06 BST, 1 September 2019 | Updated: 14:29 BST, 1 September 2019
Jesinta Franklin is expecting her first baby with husband Lance 'Buddy' Franklin.
And the 28-year-old has revealed why AFL star Buddy, 32, will make an excellent father.
Speaking to The Daily Telegraph, the model said: 'Buddy is extremely patient and loving.
'He's extremely patient and loving': Jesinta Franklin (right) has revealed why her AFL star husband Buddy (left) will be an amazing father as they prepare to welcome their first child
She added that his calm personality will be great for the little one.
'He also has a beautiful, calming nature which I'm sure will come in handy once baby arrives' the model added.
Jesinta said that that the couple, 'hope to raise our child in a household full of love' and surrounded by relatives.
She added : 'As first-time parents we certainly don't think we know it all, it's going to be a big learning curve and a rewarding challenge.'
Speaking to The Daily Telegraph, the