Woman claims married Premier League player is father of her child

Sam Goodwin
·Sports Editor
·3-min read
Jaqueline Sousa, pictured here on Instagram.
Jaqueline Sousa claims a married Premier League star is the father of her child. Images: Instagram

An event hostess in the UK has made explosive claims that the father of her two-year-old daughter is a married Premier League star.

Jaqueline Sousa has told The Sun that she had a secret two-year affair with the unnamed British footballer, and he even texted her during his wedding.

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Ms Sousa, 33, said she has sent legal documents to the footballer’s club, telling him she's filed a paternity claim and wants child support payments.

“He texted me all the time, even during his wedding ceremony and party. I broke up with him the night he got married because it was just too much to handle for me,” she said.

“I spent all my energies on him. I was exhausted mentally and physically. I told him that in a text.

“His brother even texted me to say that (the player) was very anxious during the wedding because he was thinking about me.

“Then on the plane to his honeymoon he kept messaging me. He bought extra data for his phone."

Ms Sousa also claims the footballer paid for a "five-star holiday" for her and a friend during the week of his wedding.

In late 2019 the event panner fell pregnant, just a few weeks after the footballer's wedding.

Ms Sousa claims the footballer's wife found out about the affair and he immediately stopped contacting her.

"He never looked back or tried to reach me, asking how I or the baby was, if I was alone or with my family," she said.

"I was alone. I thought I was in a fairytale but it turned into a nightmare. 

“The person I loved the most was the one who destroyed me, who never called or showed interest in how I was doing with the pregnancy and, of course, didn’t give me any financial help for all the doctor appointments."

Jaqueline Sousa, pictured here working as an event hostess.
Jaqueline Sousa works as an event hostess in the UK. Images: Instagram

Manchester United beat Brighton as Spurs cave again

Meanwhile, Manchester United came from behind to beat Brighton 2-1 on Sunday to cut Manchester City's lead at the top of the Premier League to 14 points.

However Tottenham's top-four challenge suffered a setback as Joe Willock's late strike rescued a 2-2 draw for lowly Newcastle.

Not for the first time this season, United needed a second-half fightback after a dismal first 45 minutes to take all three points thanks to goals from Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood.

Spurs were left to rue letting another lead slip away at St James' Park.

Jose Mourinho's side were just five minutes away from moving into fourth place thanks to Harry Kane's first-half double.

Joelinton had put Newcastle ahead and Steve Bruce's men were rewarded for a much-improved performance when on-loan Arsenal midfielder Willock smashed in off the underside of the bar five minutes from time.

Tottenham edge ahead of Liverpool on goal difference but are still two points behind fourth-placed Chelsea with eight games left.

"I'm frustrated. We needed to win the match," Mourinho said.

"We created some instability with so many individual defensive mistakes that we made."

with AFP

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