Friends of England goalkeeper Robert Green have said that the footballer was left "heartbroken" after splitting up with his model girlfriend just weeks ago.
The sportsman was dating Canadian lingerie model Elizabeth Minett for two years, after meeting her when he was in Toronto with his team West Ham.
There was further upset for the 30-year-old goalie at the weekend when he let a tame shot creep into the net, costing England a World Cup win against the USA.
But he has vowed to bounce back, saying: "I know I'm going to get flak for it but so be it. I'm strong enough to take it, strong enough to move on, and will do, and be ready for the next game if selected."