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Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo and his girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez, announced the death of their baby son Monday.
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Ronaldo announced in October that he and Rodriguez were expecting twins.
Ronaldo has five other children—11-year-old Cristiano Jr., four-year-old twins Eva and Mateo, four-year-old Alana Martina and his newborn baby girl.
On April 3, he posted an image of Rodriguez and his children on Instagram with the caption, “Family is everything.”
Manchester United and Ronaldo’s teammate, Marcus Rashford, expressed their condolences to Ronaldo on Twitter:
The 37-year-old, who spent six years with Manchester United between the 2003-04 and 2008-09 seasons, returned to the Premier League club this season after stints with Real Madrid (2009-10 to 2017-18) and Juventus ( 2018-19 to 2021-22).
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner and five-time Champions League winner has scored 15 goals and added three assists for United in 26 Premier League games (23 starts) this season.