Portuguese soccer play Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez announced on Monday that one of their children has passed away at birth. Rodriguez was pregnant with twins. In a statement in English, Portuguese, and Spanish the couple sadly stated that their baby boy had passed away.
“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”, the couple announced in a statement on social media. Ronaldo and Rodriguez also thanked the medical professionals for their care and support.
Manchester United has confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo will not play against Liverpool tonight.
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
The couple has five children, Cristiano Junior, 11 years old, the twins Eva and Mateo, 4 years old, Alana Martina, 4 years old, and now a baby boy.