Cristiano Ronaldo and his family are devastated after the loss of his newborn son.
His sister, Katia Aveiro, made a loving tribute to her late-nephew on Instagram.
She wrote, “I love you and my heart is all there on this side…May God take care of everything and strengthen your path more and more…”
Cristiano’s Sister Mourns The Loss Of Her Nephew
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Her message continued, “Our little angel is already on her father’s lap,🙏 and our little girl who is here firm and strong and full of health will teach us more and more that only love matters…❤️.”
The soccer superstar announced on Monday, April 18, that he and his partner, Georgina Rodriguez, lost their baby boy during childbirth. Rodriguez gave birth to twins, a boy and a girl.
Cristiano & Georgina Announced They Were Having Twins In 2021
“It is with our deepest sadness we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away. It is the greatest pain that any parents can feel,” they wrote in a joint statement.
“Only the birth of our baby girl gives us the strength to live this moment with some hope and happiness,” they continued. “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.”
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Ronaldo and Aveiro concluded the statement, saying, “Our baby boy, you are our angel. We will always love you.”
Many expressed support for Cristiano and Georgina after the loss of their baby boy.
“Heartbreaking news. My deepest condolences to you and all your family. 😢” commented Piers Morgan.
“Such heartbreaking news I’m so sorry for your loss brother my thoughts goes to you and your family 💔” Rich Kids of London added.
“Devastating news 😔 Our deepest sympathies to you & the family, Cristiano ❤️” LiveScore commented.
Manchester United Shows Cristiano Support
His futbol Manchester United commented, “Your pain is our pain. Sending love and strength to you and the family at this time, @Cristiano ❤️”
Your pain is our pain, @Cristiano 💔
Sending love and strength to you and the family at this time. https://t.co/24oyEV8CQi
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) April 18, 2022
According to Sports Illustrated, “Manchester United have confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be involved in Tuesday’s Premier League game against Liverpool.”
Man U issued a statement on April 19, which read, “Everybody at Manchester United and indeed the football world is sending love to Cristiano Ronaldo and his family. Family is more important than everything and Ronaldo is supporting his loved ones at this immensely difficult time. As such, we can confirm that he will not feature in the match against Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday evening and we underline the family’s request for privacy. Cristiano, we are all thinking of you and sending strength to the family.”