• Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Cristiano and Georgina with pictures of the twins

The Manchester United star announced today (April 18) the death of his newborn son on Twitter, his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez had newborn twins one boy and one girl.

Manchester United spokesperson tweeted: “Your pain is our pain @Cristiano sending love and strength to you and the family at this time.”

Cristiano Ronaldo pushed out a statement which said: “It is with our deepest sadness we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away. It is the greatest pain 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.”

Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez

It is expected that Ronaldo will not be playing tomorrow night against Liverpool as he and his family comes to terms with the loss.

We send our condolences to both Cristiano and Georgina and to his family and close friends at this difficult time.

(Images via @cristiano Instagram)