Cristiano Ronaldo reveals death of baby boy: ‘We will always love you’

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Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the most recognizable names in sports across the globe, announced a heartbreaking tragedy on Monday.

The Manchester United star revealed on Twitter he and his partner Georgina Rodriguez lost their newborn son. Rodriguez had given birth to twin boys and girls. The two made the announcement that one of them had passed away in a joint statement.

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Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo warms up before the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Norwich City at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, April 16, 2022.

Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo warms up before the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Norwich City at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, April 16, 2022.
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“It is with our deepest sadness we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away. Their statement stated that it was the most difficult thing any parent can feel.

” Only the birth of our baby girl gave us the strength to live each day with hope and happiness. We want to thank all the nurses and doctors for their excellent care. It continued, “We are all devastated by this loss and we ask for privacy during this very difficult time.”

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“Our baby boy, you are our angels. We will always love and cherish you. “

In this Sept. 18, 2019, file photo,Cristiano Ronaldo, then playing for Juventus, looks back during a Champions League Group D soccer match in Madrid, Spain.

In this Sept. 18, 2019, file photo,Cristiano Ronaldo, then playing for Juventus, looks back during a Champions League Group D soccer match in Madrid, Spain.
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Ronaldo and Rodriguez began a relationship in 2016. The couple, who have a child together named Alana Martina

, announced that they were expecting twins in October.

In addition to the children he shares with Rodriguez, Ronaldo has twins born via surrogate, Mateo and Eva Marie, along with his son Cristiano Jr.

Rodriguez is the subject of the reality TV series “I Am Georgina” which premiered on Netflix in January.

Georgina Rodriguez, girlfriend of Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group B match between Portugal and Morocco at Luzhniki Stadium on June 20, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.

Georgina Rodriguez, girlfriend of Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group B match between Portugal and Morocco at Luzhniki Stadium on June 20, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.
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Ronaldo, 37, is in the middle of his second stint with Manchester United. He has 15 goals for the Red Devils in 26 Premier League matches. The club beat Norwich City 3-2 on Saturday.

Fox News’ Lauryn Overhultz contributed to this report.

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