Football star Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodríguez are mourning the death of their newborn son, while also finding hope and happiness in the birth of their daughter.
In a joint statement on social media, the couple announced on Monday that their “baby boy has passed away” while also announcing the birth of their daughter.
“Only the birth of our baby girl gives us strength to live this moment with some hope and happiness,” the statement said.
The couple is also parents to twins, Eva Maria and Mateo, 4, Alana Martina, 4, and Cristiano Jr., 11.
In the wake of the news, Ronaldo’s sister, singer Katia Aveiro, shared a message of support for the grieving couple.
Alongside a photo collage of Ronaldo, 37, and Rodríguez, 28, on Instagram, she wrote, “I love you, and my heart is all there on this side….”
Referencing the late family patriarch José Dinis Aveiro, who died in 2005, Aveiro added: “May God take care of everything and strengthen your path more and more. Our little angel is already on father’s lap.” – News24.