Deion Sanders Divorce Finalized: 'Learn & Live,' Says Sports Star

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    Former NFL player Deion Sanders and his wife Pilar, stars of the Oxygen Network's" "Deion and Pilar: Prime Time Love", arrive at the NBC Universal Experience as part of upfront week in New York on May 12, 2008. Sanders has said that he will be divorcing Pilar after 12 years of marriage. Photo:REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
By Justin Sarachik, Christian Post Reporter
July 1, 2013|9:59 am

Former NFL and MLB player Deion Sanders is officially divorced from his second wife after filing back in September 2011.

"Thank God Thank God! This 2 year Drama filled divorce is over. Prenup stood, Custody of All kids, pay yo own fees! God is Faithful! Truth," Sanders tweeted on Friday.

Sanders' ex-wife, Pilar, was fighting against the football star over their prenuptial agreement and for custody of the children. She also cited fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, mental distress and physical abuse as some of the major factors of their failed marriage, according to SeattlePI.

Just a year ago, Sanders filed a police reports with his sons against Pilar for her allegedly assaulting him at his home, Web Pro News reported.

The two married in 1999 and have three children together.

Sanders took to Twitter to give advice to his fellow men followers.

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"Men Listen closely! Don't choose a woman with your Flesh choose her with your Spirit & Heart. Yo flesh will Lie until yo flesh die. Truth," he tweeted first.

"Thru Trials&Tribulation u get a chance 2 witness many people around u & how they may vary from situation 2 circumstance. Learn & Live! Truth," he continued.

The athlete then praised God for the outcome of the settlement.

"God is so good to me and you!!! Thank you Jesus in advance for the things you're about to do. Truth pic.twitter.com/BA8NiObWxp," he posted along with a picture.

Sanders is in the NFL Hall of Fame as a cornerback most notably for the Dallas Cowboys and retired in 2006.

In the early 1990s he also played professional baseball, making him one of the few multi-professional athletes along with fellow star Bo Jackson.

For the NFL he played for the Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, and Baltimore Ravens.

In the MLB he played parts of nine seasons with the New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants, and again with the Reds.

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