Top footballers and celebrities are commonly involved in divorce saga as they end up terminating their marital union for different reasons. Down is five of the footballers who divorced their wives.
5. Ashley Cole and Cheryl Cole (2004-10)
It was announced on 23 February 2010 that the couple would separate following allegations on Ashley Cole’s adultery. Three months later, Cheryl was filing for divorce. They officially divorced on 3 September 2010.
Cole has a son (born 2016) and a daughter (born 2018) with the Italian model Sharon Canu.
4. Djibril Cisse and Jude Cisse (2005-12)
The former Liverpool striker divorced his Welsh wife Jude in 2012 after seven years of marriage. The pair has three children together, and one each from previous relationships.
Meanwhile, reports claim Jude is dating Arsenal star, Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
3. Ryan Giggs and Stacey (2007-17)
Former Welsh footie ace Giggs has two children with Stacey, 40, but had an eight-year affair with his younger brother Rhodri’s wife Natasha Lever. The pair, who married in September 2007, split after the ex-Manchester United star’s affair got to another level.
2. James Rodriguez and Daniela Ospina (2010-17)
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