It seems the case between David Beckham and call girl Irma Nici may not be resolved as quickly as the footballer might have hoped.
The Bosnian brunette is now counter-suing David for "emotional and physical injuries" and for "restricting her free speech".
She is said to be claiming for injuries received when a process server arrived at her hotel in New York to deliver a lawsuit last week, following her accusations about his private life.
Further complicating matters for David, the LA Galaxy footballer has been named in a divorce battle between jewellery designer Shery Shabani and her husband, Joseph.
Shery has said she was falsely accused by Joseph of having an affair with David.
She says her "jealous and delusional" husband accused her of having a relationship with the star, whose three sons Brooklyn, Romeo, and Cruz, five, attend the same school as her own children.
The 35-year-old ex-England captain "remains focused", however, on resolving the case with Irma.
A source said: "He is remaining calm, letting [his lawyers] do their job and concentrating on playing for LA Galaxy."
Photo: © Getty
Previous News In Pictures: