Ex-Liverpool, Man City and England star ‘files for bankruptcy’

David James

The Sun are claiming that retired goalkeeper David James has hit rock bottom financially.

David James is said to be in a spot of bother financially, with The Sun today reporting that the retired goalkeeper has filed for bankruptcy.

The stopper is best known for his time in the Premier League with Liverpool, Manchester City, West Ham, Aston Villa and Portsmouth.

He also represented England on 53 occasions before hanging up his boots in 2013.

The report states that James is feeling the effects of a divorce from former wife Tanya back in 2005, which is said to have cost the retired football £3 million.

Although the pair owned seven properties, it is believed that his ex-wife has entitlement to James’ future earnings.

The former goalkeeper is currently working on a voluntary basis with Luton Town as he looks to build up his experience as a coach and go through his official certificates and badges.

The father of four is yet to make a former statement about the rumours to confirm or deny the story.

He is said to have earned roughly £25 million during his playing career.

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