- Daniela Ospina decided to divorce James Rodriguez because he joined Bayern Munich
- The Colombian was married to the sister of Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina
- James and Daniela seperated over the summer after six years as a married couple
James Rodriguez’s ex-wife and sister of Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina has revealed that they got divorced because the Colombia midfielder wanted to join Bayern Munich.
The 24-year-old Daniela split from her footballer hubby this summer after a six-year marriage. The two have one daughter together.
Media reports claimed that the footballer's alleged affair with model Helga Lovekaty had fueled the separation.
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She claimed: “I did not want to travel to Germany because I wanted to continue as an entrepreneur in Colombia and Spain.
“James Rodriguez had decided to go to Bayern Munich to give a twist to his career. It was obviously difficult and sad, but thanks to God we have managed it with a lot of maturity and calmness.
“We only want to protect our child because when we decided to have her, we knew it was a lifelong responsibility."
Daniela says she and James still have a wonderful relationship.
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She said: “Regardless of the things that came between us, we both admire each other, we respect each other and we know that it is important to have a good relationship in order to raise our daughter as she should be raised.
“She is not to blame for the situations that have occurred between us.”
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