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Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez announce the tragic death of one of their newborn twins UK News

Cristiano Ronaldo announced his son’s death in a heartbreaking statement.

The Manchester United player was expecting twins with his Spanish partner Georgina Rodriguez, 28. A statement from the couple confirmed the death of their baby boy but said their baby girl survived, reports the Mirror.

The statement read: “It is with our deepest sadness that we announce the passing of our baby boy. It is the greatest pain a parent can feel. Only the birth of our baby girl gives us the strength to live on. this moment with a little hope and happiness. .

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“We would like to thank the doctors and nurses for all of their expert care and support. We are all devastated by this loss and kindly ask for your privacy at this very difficult time.

“Our baby boy, you are our angel. We will always love you. Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez.”

The news comes just weeks after Rodriguez posted a touching tribute to the five-time Ballon d’Or winner as they eagerly awaited their new arrivals. “Every day by your side is happy and special,” she said on Instagram. “We love you forever. Thank you so much to the best dad in the world.”

Rodriguez first met Ronaldo while working as a salesman for Gucci while the striker was plying his trade for Real Madrid. She has bonded closely with other children from Ronaldo to 11-year-old Cristiano Jr, twins Mateo and Eva and the couple have a daughter, Alana, together.

Ronaldo’s Man Utd teammate Marcus Rashford responded to the update with a heartfelt reply which read: “Thoughts are with you and brother Georgina.” His sentiments were echoed by fellow United star David de Gea, who simply posted a red heart in response.

Manchester United’s official Twitter page also wrote: “Your pain is our pain Cristiano. Sending love and strength to you and your family at this time.”

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