Rafael and Sylvie van der Vaart to split, say German media

German media are reporting the marriage between Dutch footballer Rafael van der Vaart and television presenter and model Sylvie is over.

According to the Telegraaf, the golden couple have confirmed the split to German gossip magazine Bild. The couple met in 2003 and married in 2005.
‘We have sadly grown apart. It was a gradual process that could not be stopped,’ Bild quotes Sylvie as saying. ‘It might seem strange, but we still love and respect each other.’
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