Cristiano Ronaldo has announced the death of his baby boy.
The Manchester United star was expecting twins with partner Georgina Rodriguez, but revealed on Monday that while she had given birth to a girl, their son had died.
‘It is with our deepest sadness we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away,’ Ronaldo began his statement.
‘It is the greatest pain that any parent can feel.’
The footballer continued:
‘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