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Married Premier League and England football star 'pays mistress £20k to stay silent after affair and abortion'
3 June 2023, 17:34 | Updated: 4 June 2023, 11:04
A married Premier League footballer who plays for England reportedly paid an influencer £20,000 in hush money after an affair that led to her getting an abortion.
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The unidentified celebrity soccer player found the woman on Instagram before taking her to a Leicester Square strip club for their first date, MailOnline reported.
The lengthy tryst, which began in January 2019, culminated in her revealing that she was pregnant over the phone in late 2021.
Around six more sexual encounters are thought to have taken place in numerous parts of the country.
The woman, who has more than 100,000 Instagram followers, is a model and influencer.
A source told the news website: "He is married and has children and he was clearly scared about how it would affect his family if it all ever came out.
"He has been smart paying her off as she can never reveal his name."
The player's identity and the club he plays for have not been disclosed.