Since then, she’s re-married a French events promoter after dating him for just three months.
He’s been kicking a spherical object around a field.
The image quickly went viral, and fans took to editing him awkwardly lingering in a variety of scenarios – the most popular of which was the above shot.
Ashley Cole’s cad credentials were taken up a gear when he retweeted a fan meme of him photobombing his ex-wife Cheryl and her new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini.
The footballer can be seen unsettlingly lingering in the background of the shot through the window, as the newly-wed couple toast their happiness in thejudge's plush Hertfordshire mansion.
In it, he can be seen awkwardly lingering to the left of the photograph, as his teammates huddle in formation.
It led some followers on Twitter to question whether the former Chelsea star had actually managed to make any friends at his new Italian home.
Reports that Cheryl Fernandez-Versini’s marriage is on the rocks come just days after it emerged her ex-husband Ashley Cole is to become a father.
Cheryl and her French hubby Jean-Bernard are reportedly trying to make their 18 month union work after the X-Factor beauty decided to give their romance another go.Over the weekend it emerged Ashley, who she divorced in 2010, is expecting a baby boy with with Italian model Sharon Canu.Ashley and Cheryl divorced in 2010 after the sports star admitted to a string of infidelities.That’s four years ago, for those that need some mathematical assistance to put this into context.And since Christmas, Ashley has tweeted about his former spouse more than once.The most memorable being this quip about the former Mrs C being giftwrapped and stuck under his tree at Christmas: The meme actually evolved from a snap posted by Ashley’s new football club, AS Roma.