Manchester City star Phil Foden ‘liked’ Instagram photo of social media influencer Holly Burns wearing her underwear weeks before beach bust-up with girlfriend in Corfu
- England star Phil Foden, 22, is said to have ‘flirted’ with influencer Holly Burns
- The Man City player ‘liked’ an Instagram picture of Burns posing in underwear
- Months later, Foden’s girlfriend was filmed arguing with him on a Corfu holiday
- She was heard to shout in front of onlookers while holding his mobile phone
England footballer Phil Foden had a flirty interaction online with a reality television star months before an argument with his girlfriend on holiday, it has been reported.
The Man City star, 22, ‘liked’ a picture of influencer Holly Burns posing in underwear on Instagram in March.
Three months later, Foden’s girlfriend Rebecca Cooke angrily confronted him while the pair were on holiday in Corfu, The Sun reports.
Ms Cooke, also 22, is understood to have got hold of Foden’s mobile phone while he was in the sea.
Phil Foden and Wag Rebecca Cooke pictured on a beach together in October 2020
In front of onlookers, the mother-of-two was heard to shout: ‘Do you think I’m a d***head!
‘We can’t take you anywhere, this always happens.’
She was later heard to shout ‘tell her ‘n’ all’.
In the Instagram post pinned to her profile, Holly was pictured lying down in her underwear and she received a like from Foden.
A source told The Sun newspaper: ‘Holly is a stunning girl and obviously gets interest from a lot of people. It was just a bit of innocent flirting online — it wasn’t anything more than that.’
Since shooting to popularity on Instagram, Holly Burns regularly shares swimwear pictures taken in exotic holiday destinations
A picture shared by Holly received a like from England and Manchester City star Phil Foden
Holly is also popular make-up blogger with over 119,000 followers on Instagram. She also works as an air hostess with TUI
Social media influencer Holly Burns, pictured, appeared on ITV dating show The Cabins in December 2020
Winter fun: Holly (pictured in ITV’s The Cabins) strips down to her bikini while dancing about in a cabin
Holly previously appeared on ITV dating show The Cabins, and besides being a blogger and makeup artist, also works as an air hostess for TUI.
She has 119,000 followers on Instagram and regularly shares holiday pictures in exotic locations.
Originally from Staffordshire, she was paired with Will McGregor on The Cabins – which sees contestants spend 24 hours together in a cabin – but they did not get together.
Holly later said: ‘It’s not the sort of person I want to be involved with.
‘I want to be with someone who works on a building site down the road that no one knows about. It’s just less hassle.’
Sasha Attwood – girlfriend of Manchester City player Jack Grealish – is also among Holly’s followers and regularly likes her posts.