Landon Donovan and Bianca Kajlich Landon Donovan and Bianca Kajlich

Soccer star Landon Donovan has filed for divorce from his wife, Rules of Engagement actress Bianca Kajlich, has confirmed.

"We remain the closest of friends and will always be important parts of each other's lives," the couple said in a joint statement.

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Citing irreconcilable differences, Donovan is seeking spousal support and for Kajlich to pay his attorney fees, according to Los Angeles Superior Court papers.

The 28-year-old Team USA and L.A. Galaxy player wed the 33-year-old actress on New Year's Eve in 2006. They separated in October 2009.