Football legend Cristiano Ronaldo has announced his baby son has died.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodríguez are mourning the loss of their young son, a twin after birth complications.
The couple announced the tragic news in a statement posted to their social media accounts on April 18.
He and his partner say they’re devastated but the birth of their daughter’s giving them some hope and happiness.
“It is with our deepest sadness we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away,” their joint statement read. “It is the greatest pain that any parent can feel. Only the birth of our baby girl gives us 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 and Portugal star said in October he and his partner were expecting twins. In December they announced they were expecting a boy and a girl.