07/15/2010 11:36 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Landon Donovan: Love Child Does NOT Exist

Rumors of a Landon Donovan love child swirled during the World Cup, but the USA soccer star now says the speculation is false.

"I will not be a dad any time soon, which is good news for me," Donovan told E! at the ESPYs Wednesday night.

Donovan previously told Sports Illustrated, "I was informed of the possibility during the World Cup, and if I need to take responsibility, then I will provide the appropriate support."

The soccer hero parted with his wife last year, although they have not formally divorced and remain on good terms.