Ryan Giggs

Former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs is currently battling a court case with estranged wife Stacey Cooke.

But the tension in the court room did not stop Giggs from cosying up with British actress Gemma Atkinson just hours after the high court battle was revealed.

Gemma Atkinson

According to The Sun, the 43-year-old Welsh football coach treated the Emmerdale star Gemma, 32, to a meal at George's Dining Room and Bar in Manchester.

An eyewitness said: "There was definitely a spark there. They gave each other their undivided attention, and kept leaning across the table to get closer."