Football star’s girlfriend viciously trolled

Allison Yee
Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

It was meant to be the exciting red carpet appearance to celebrate her boyfriend’s nomination for the Professional Footballers’ Association Players player of the year award.

Instead, Lacie Southion became the target of vicious trolls as she stepped out at the glamorous event at Grosvenor House in London alongside Fulham player Ryan Sessegnon.

Looking gorgeous in a full-length white gown with a split up the side, Lacie worked the crowds and cameras perfectly as her boyfriend Ryan, 18, smiled proudly.

Ryan Sessegnon and his girlfriend Lacie were the target of trolls at the PFA Awards. Source: AAP

But rather than celebrate the young couple, keyboard warriors instead attacked Lacie’s appearance and weight.

With one claiming that when Ryan’s “more famous she’s a goner”, outraged fans soon hit back at the comments – with many blasting the fact the trolls were targeting a teenage girl.

The backlash saw one troll forced to delete his tweet and issue a public apology.

“I was just messing around,” Dan Paxton, 17, told the Daily Mail.

“It was a bit silly and I deleted it a few hours ago. It was nothing malicious and I’m sorry.”

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