Cristiano Ronaldo Announces Loss Of Newborn Son

Taylor Sakellis
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In a heartbreaking new post, world-renowned soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo announced that he and his long-term partner Georgina had lost their baby boy.

In the candid post shared on Monday afternoon, the father of five explained the devastating loss after Georgina gave birth to a twin boy and girl.

TW: This article contains discussions of infant loss and may be triggering to some readers. If you or someone you know has experienced infant loss, please use the resources available here.

Back in October, the 37-year-old announced that he and girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez were expecting twins.

Georgina shares her three-year-old daughter Alana with the football player.

As fans know, Cristinao also has son Cristiano Jr., 11, and twins Eva and Mateo, 4.

Sharing ultrasound photos at the time, the pair smiled proudly announcing the exciting news to fans.

"Delighted to announce we are expecting twins. Our hearts are full of love - we can’t wait to meet you," he captioned the post.

As reported by "DailyMail", Cristiano told Spanish publication "El Mundo" that he was 'very much' so excited to grow his family at the time.

Now, in a devastating revelation, the pair have announced the death of their newborn son.

"It is with our deepest sadness we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away. It is the greatest pain that any parents can feel," a statement shared by the pair on Monday began.

"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."

The comment section on the pair's post was quickly filled with love and support from friends, family, and fans.

If you or someone you know is experiencing the heartbreak and difficulty of infant loss, please visit the resources found here.