A DNA test has revealed that Jermain Defoe is not the father to baby boy Joshua James, who was born to ex-girlfriend Anne-Marie Moore last month.
A spokesman for the footballer said:
Following a paternity test, Jermain Defoe has confirmed that he is not the father of the baby born on 19 February 2013.
Jermain vowed to support the mother after she claimed she was expecting his child but DNA test results have proved that the baby is not his.
He will be making no further comment.
Jermain and Anne-Marie were involved in a short fling together when she got pregnant,with Jermain saying he felt “blessed” following the birth of Joshua James.
Speaking last month, the 30-year-old footballer said:
I spend a lot of time with him. I see him every day, feeding him, putting him to sleep, changing nappies. I do everything. It’s the first but it has been a great experience.
It’s amazing to be honest. Anyone with kids can understand what I’m saying. It changes your mentality, the way you think. I just feel blessed.
I can’t help but wonder what raised his suspicions….