Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo Announces the Death of His Son

Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez drew support from the football world after they announced that their newborn son had died on Tuesday (9:23 PM Apr 18, 2022). Ronaldo after his baby son died (1)
The Portuguese international confirmed the birth of a girl in a post on his Twitter account on Monday but with sad news. FILE PHOTO

KAMPALA | LIFESTYLE UGANDA ( — On Tuesday (9:23 PM Apr 18, 2022), the football world rallied around Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner Georgina Rodriguez over the tragic news of the death of their newborn son.

  • It has been a very rough week for Cristiano Ronaldo after his baby son died.
  • Ronaldo – the superstar for both Manchester United and Portugal – has been hit by tragedy.
  • The Red Devils went on to defeat Norwich 3-2 at the weekend and Ronaldo scored a hat-trick. 
  • United face Liverpool in the Premier League at Anfield on Tuesday.

In a social media post last October, Manchester United forward Cristiano revealed the couple was expecting twins.

The statement was shared on Twitter by Ronaldo and Rodriguez.

Together, Ronaldo and his wife have a four-year-old daughter, while Ronaldo is the father of three others.

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Several rival clubs, including Leeds United, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur, sent condolences and tributes following the announcement. See below for condolences and tributes HERE.

“Your pain is our pain, Cristiano,” Manchester United tweeted. “Sending love and strength to you and the family at this time.”

“Real Madrid joins the grief of the whole family and wants to show them all our love and affection,” the club said.

“All of us here at Liverpool FC send our deepest condolences to you, Georgina and the family,” said Liverpool in a tweet.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick for Manchester United in their 3-2 win over Norwich over the weekend, and he was preparing for a game against Liverpool on Tuesday night at Anfield.

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