‘The greatest pain any parents can feel’: Cristiano Ronaldo announces death of baby son

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2019 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) held at the FIBES Conference and Exhibition Centre - Arrivals

Featuring: Cristiano Ronaldo, Georgina Rodriguez
Where: Seville, Andalusia, Spain
When: 03 Nov 2019
Credit: Sean Thornton/Cover Images
2019 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) held at the FIBES Conference and Exhibition Centre - Arrivals Featuring: Cristiano Ronaldo, Georgina Rodriguez Where: Seville, Andalusia, Spain When: 03 Nov 2019 Credit: Sean Thornton/Cover Images
The soccer star and his longtime girlfriend issued messages announcing the sad news via social media on Monday.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodríguez’s baby son has died.

The soccer star and his longtime girlfriend issued messages announcing the sad news via social media on Monday.

“It is with deepest sadness we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away,” the pair commented. “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.”

 

 
 
 
 
 
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No further details were shared, though it is believed his son died in childbirth.

Cristiano and Georgina revealed that they were expecting twins last October.

The couple welcomed daughter Alana in 2017, while the sportsman is also father to four-year-old twins Eva and Mateo, and 11-year-old Cristiano Jr.

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