Deion Sanders Files for Divorce

The NFL player and his wife ending their twelve-year marriage.

Posted: 12/18/2011 12:06 AM EST

Game over for Deion Sanders and his wife of twelve years. The NFL all-star announced the end of his marriage to wife Pilar on Saturday, reports TMZ. Sanders says, "Pilar and I have decided to end our marriage and move on to the next phase of our individual lives with mutual respect. We are friends and our top priority has and will continue to be the well-being of our children."

He continues, "We arrived at this decision prayerfully and carefully in order to be able to pursue what is in both of our best personal interests."

The couple were married in 1999 and have three children together. Pilar Sanders appeared on the first season of reality show Football Wives.



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