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These rumours are false—and Sterling was prepared to have some fun with them on Twitter:
All my 8 kids in one pic.. oh god do I love them all 😘😘 pic.twitter.com/amFvwmDDgF— Raheem Sterling (@sterling31) August 6, 2014
"All my 8 kids in one pic." Well played, Raheem.