Cristiano Ronaldo has announced that his son has died during childbirth, with the Manchester United forward stating that only the birth of the child’s twin sister is providing him and his partner Georgina Rodríguez with the strength “to live this moment”.
Ronaldo posted the news on Instagram on Monday evening. “It is with our deepest sadness that we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away,” the statement said. “It is the greatest pain that any parents 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.”
“Our baby boy, you are our angel,” the couple said Monday. “We will always love you.”
The Manchester United star, 37, and Rodríguez, 28, announced in October 2021 that she was pregnant with twins.
“Delighted to announce we are expecting twins👶🏻👶🏻. Our hearts are full of love – we can’t wait to meet you ❤️🏠 #blessed,” the model captioned a photo of the ultrasounds.
The pair later shared that their unborn babies were a boy and a girl.
Ronaldo and Rodríguez are also parents to daughter Alana, 4. Additionally, the soccer player is dad to son Cristiano Jr., 11, and twins Mateo and Eva, 4, via surrogacy.
The couple has been dating since 2016 when they met at a Gucci store where Rodríguez worked as a sales assistant.
Many people now search for the Ronalso’s baby death reason, how did the child has died? But, Ronaldo and Rodriguez did not detail how their son died and asked for privacy while they grieve. Their daughter is alive, they said.
“It is the greatest pain that any parents can feel,” Ronaldo said. “Only the birth of our baby girl fives us the strength to live this moment with some hope and happiness.”