FC Rostov footballer Pavel Mamaev divorced his wife, Alana Mamaev, shortly after her 'prank suicide' stunt in a hotel room.
The Russian model accused the footballer of cheating on her during an FC Rostov pre-season camp in Marbella, Spain, with a Spanish mistress.
Reports emerged after their divorce that Alana had taken 40 sleeping tablets in a Moscow hotel room, saying she wanted to kill herself.
But the social media star later said it was a joke and that had been misunderstood.
Now in an interview, the ex-Russian international has opened up about his divorce, and how he wants the settlement.
"I really want to sign a settlement agreement with her," he told Match TV in a recent interview.
"Not because I am afraid or afraid of something. I just want this person to no longer to be present in my life."
The pair divorced in April.
"We divorced in April. We decided that we would get a divorce back in March.
"And during all this time, I have never regretted this decision. When we divorced, it was decided that the person did not touch me in any way, everyone lives their own life, and I help her in everything."
He finished the interview with a simple statement: "I want to play football, live with a new family and do what I love. I will not comment on this situation anymore."
However, the journalist who interviewed Mamaev has since resigned and released a statement.
"I received an editorial assignment: as I was told, Pavel wanted to give an interview specifically and only to me.
"I went to Rostov for an honest conversation with a football player. And he turned out to be an accomplice to a PR performance… I do not blame those who do this, but I was terribly uncomfortable.
"I do not delve into people's personal lives. I have never done this and I will not."
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Mamaev has previously spent time in prison after he was accused of attacking a government official in a brawl alongside Zenit's Aleksandr Kokorin.
Mamaev remains part of Rostov's squad, where he wants to focus on his football.
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