Manchester United striker, Cristiano Ronaldo, has announced the tragic death of his baby son after long-term partner, Georgina Rodriguez, gave birth to a twin boy and twin girl.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner broke the news in a joint statement signed by the couple, which was posted on his Instagram page:
“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.
“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 statement read.