Cristiano Ronaldo, Girlfriend Georgina Announce Death of Their Baby Boy

Timothy Rapp@@TRappaRTFeatured Columnist IVApril 18, 2022

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 16: Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Norwich City at Old Trafford on April 16, 2022 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Offside via Getty Images)
Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Offside via Getty Images

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo and his girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez, announced the death of their baby son Monday. 

Cristiano Ronaldo @Cristiano

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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:

Manchester United @ManUtd

Your pain is our pain, <a href="https://twitter.com/Cristiano?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Cristiano</a> 💔<br><br>Sending love and strength to you and the family at this time. <a href="https://t.co/24oyEV8CQi">https://t.co/24oyEV8CQi</a>

Marcus Rashford MBE @MarcusRashford

Thoughts are with you and Georgina brother ♥️ I’m so sorry

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.