Report: Soccer Star Landon Donovan Has a Love Child

Celebrity Moms Jun. 28, 2010 AT 8:55AM
Report: Soccer Star Landon Donovan Has a Love Child Credit: Paul Gilham/FIFA via Getty Images

U.S. soccer star Landon Donovan, who is separated from his actress wife, may have an out-of-wedlock child, according to a shocking new report.

A British woman -- who has not been identified -- has told a UK newspaper that she allegedly is carrying the World Cup hero's baby.

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And Donovan, 28, says he will provide support if the claim is true.

"I was informed of the possibility during the World Cup, and if I need to take responsibility, then I will provide the appropriate support," he told Sports Illustrated's website.

Donovan, who scored three goals during this month's World Cup, declined further comment, saying it was a "private matter."

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The news comes as he may be patching things up with Rules of Engagement star Bianca Kajlich, whom he wed in 2006.

The two have been separated for a year. But recent signs have pointed to a reconciliation.

Kajlich, 33, had been Twittering support for him during World Cup games -- and he even blew a kiss to her during a recent sideline interview.

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Chatting with Yahoo! Sports, he also declared they "are not officially divorced" and shared an emotional phone call following his winning goal against Algeria. See the top 10 unlikely male sex icons.

"We spoke last night," he said. "It was nice."

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