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Posted: Saturday June 26, 2010 10:23PM ; Updated: Saturday June 26, 2010 10:49PM

Donovan addresses imminent U.K. tabloid report

By Grant Wahl, SI.com

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Landon Donovan
Landon Donovan led the U.S. with three goals in the World Cup. Ghana eliminated the Americans on Saturday.
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RUSTENBURG, South Africa (SI.com) -- U.S. midfielder Landon Donovan scored a goal for the Americans in their 2-1 defeat to Ghana on Saturday that eliminated the U.S. from the World Cup.

But Donovan has more on his mind right now than the U.S. loss. SI.com has learned that a British tabloid is set to run a story in which a U.K. woman says she is pregnant with Donovan's child.

Donovan has been separated for nearly a year from his wife, actress Bianca Kajlich, though they are not yet legally divorced. They have no children.

"I was informed of the possibility during the World Cup, and if I need to take responsibility, then I will provide the appropriate support," Donovan told SI.com. "This is a private matter and I will refrain from further comment at this time."

Donovan scored three goals for the U.S. in the 2010 World Cup, making him the highest career World Cup goal-scorer in the history of CONCACAF (with five).

 
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