Singaporean footballer celebrates Thai girlfriend’s Miss Universe achievement

By Anh Phuong   November 23, 2023 | 01:43 am PT
Singaporean center-back Irfan Fandi expressed his pride on social media for his girlfriend, Anntonia Porsild, for her second-place finish at the Miss Universe 2023 pageant.

"No words can express how proud I’m of you. You did amazing, my queen. I love you," he wrote on an Instagram story posted Nov. 19.

Singaporean footballer Irfan Fandi. Photo from Fandis Instagram

Singaporean footballer Irfan Fandi. Photo from Fandi's Instagram

Danish-Thai model Porsild represented Thailand at the 72nd Miss Universe pageant held in El Salvador on Nov. 18, ultimately finishing as first runner-up, with Nicaragua’s Sheynnis Palacios taking home the crown.

Following the pageant, Porsild shared her emotions on Instagram, expressing both gratitude for the support and disappointment for not securing the win for Thailand.

Anntonia Porsilds post about her Miss Universe experience. Photo from Porsilds Instagram

Anntonia Porsild's post about her Miss Universe experience. Photo from Porsild's Instagram

Her post has received more than 1.3 million likes and more than 75,000 comments, with Fandi spotted in the comments, writing: "I love you."

Irfan Fandi, 26, son of Singaporean football legend Fandi Ahmad and South African model Wendy Jacobs, has been playing for Thai club BG Pathum United since 2019.

As reported by The Strait Times, Fandi and Porsild have been dating since 2020. Porsild has been a familiar presence at Fandi's matches, celebrating on the field with him during BG Pathum United's Thai Title League 1 victory in 2021."

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