FORMER NFL star Manti Te’o was left reeling when he thought his girlfriend had died in 2012.
The linebacker, now 31, was told the devastating news – just months before a series of shocking revelations emerged.
Te’o, who was playing college football for Notre Dame, thought he was dating Lennay Kekua, 22.
But a subsequent investigation revealed that she didn’t exist.
The footballer was the victim of a catfishing hoax and the plot features…