EUROPE – Professional soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner, Georgina Rodriguez, announced the death of their newborn son in a joint statement posted on Monday which has been doing rounds on social media.
In October last year, the young couple announced on social media that they were expecting twins. The birth of their baby girl, the twin to the deceased baby boy gives them the strength to live with “some hope and happiness,” Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner stated. The cause of death wasn’t shared.
The pair wrote in the statement on my Monday
“It is with our deepest sadness we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away. it is with the greatest pain that any parent can feel. only the birth of our baby girl gives us the strength to live this moment with some hope and happiness. we would like to thank the doctors and nurses for all their expert care and support. we are all devastated at this loss and we kindly ask for privacy at this very difficult time. Our baby boy, you are our angel. We will always love you.”
The Manchester United player has four other children including twins. the full statement is below:
Your pain is our pain, @Cristiano 💔
Sending love and strength to you and the family at this time. https://t.co/24oyEV8CQi
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) April 18, 2022