Felix and Porro Under Microscope for Potentially Awkward Situation Ahead of Spurs Chelsea Clash
- Tottenham completed the signing of defender Pedro Porro from Sporting Lisbon on deadline day
- Joao Felix had earlier joined Chelsea on loan from Atletico Madrid for the remainder of the season
- The two have been involved in a controversial issue regarding Felix's girlfriend last year
In a world where there is close access to each other and privileges brought by riches and fame, infidelity is bound to occur amongst professional footballers and their partners.
Several such situations have happened in the past among teammates, many of which have been publicly discussed leading to broken relationships and spats in the team.
Chelsea loan signing João Felix and Tottenham's new signing Pedro Porro are the recent players to be involved in a lover's tiff, involving Felix's girlfriend Magui Corceiro, as noted by talkSPORT.
What happened between Porro and Corceiro?
The two are friends and are rumoured to be romantically involved after the Spaniard gave Felix's girlfriend his matchday jersey. They have also been seen on video appearing to be kissing at a nightclub.
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The two have vehemently denied the allegations with different personal statements as quoted by Sun UK, while the Chelsea loanee remained mute on it even though the actress confirmed it put her lover in an awkward place.
The two are expected to be in action when the two London clubs clash in the Premier League on February 26, when the spotlight will be on them to see awkward reactions.
Previous similar incidents
As reported by Daily Star, there was an affair involving the ex-partner of Man City star Kevin De Bruyne and Belgium teammate Thibaut Courtois. The goalkeeper had a confirmed affair with KDB's ex Caroline Lijnen.
Also in another report by 90min, Mauro Icardi had an affair with best friend and ex-teammates Maxi Lopez's wife, Wanda Nara and eventually married her. The two have had a troubled relationship and eventually separated last year.
Felix visits London Eye
Sports Brief earlier reported that João Felix visited London Eye few days after he was shown a straight red card on his Chelsea debut against Fulham.
He took the opportunity to visit one of London's tourist attractions, the Millennium Wheel, which made fans claim he was vacationing before he even began work at Chelsea.
The Blues could make the move for Felix permanent for a reported fee of £86m with the player having already shown interest in staying in London as part of Graham Potter's team.