Cristiano Ronaldo with his son and his fiancee at The Best FIFA Football Awards in London

Cristiano Ronaldo & Georgina Rodriguez Announce Newborn Daughter's Name

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By Afouda Bamidele on May 9, 2022 at 12:45 PM EDT

Cristiano Ronaldo and his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez are basking in the bliss of their newborn daughter as they continue to mourn their beloved son.

Over the weekend, the couple officially introduced their baby girl to the world, announcing her beautiful name and date of birth!

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Meet Cristiano Ronaldo & Georgina Rodriguez's Baby Girl

On Saturday, Rodriguez revealed their baby daughter's name via a touching social media post. The doting mother uploaded a carousel of images of the newborn in her crib.

The little one looked all shades of adorable, with a smile on her face, as she donned a Moschino outfit with a bear design, while a pink teddy bear snuggled close to her.

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez attend MTV EMA's in Sevilla
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In the other slides, the infant was fast asleep in her crib wearing pink attires while Rodriguez's hand made a cute feature. The model sweetly placed her hand on her daughter while showing off a giant ring on her ring finger.

The accompanying caption of the post revealed the newborn's name as, "Bella Esmeralda ?" alongside her birthdate "180422." The heartwarming post received over five million likes and several lovely comments from fans doting on the newborn.

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One fan wrote, "God bless her ?❤️❤️❤️" while another added, "She’s so beautiful. Congratulations ❤️." This comment read, "she’s so smiley! God bless angel Bella Esmeralda!! What a beautiful name" while this fan gushed, "Cris, Gio, her name is so beautiful !! So so so cute and sounds like the name of princess???????we all love her ?????"

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It's Forever Love For The Doting Parents

As you might know, the birth of Bella Esmeralda brings immense joy alongside heartbreak for the Manchester United player and his longtime girlfriend as they lost their son. Nevertheless, the family is choosing to remain grateful.

Earlier this month, the legendary football player shared a heart-melting photo of him cuddling his daughter. The father-daughter pair was having the recommended skin-to-skin contact.

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While staring down sweetly at his baby girl who looked safe in his arms, the Portugal native couldn't help but wear a charming smile. The sweet black-and-white image was simply captioned, "Forever Love…❤️??."

The Portuguese player previously shared a photo of baby Bella, days after announcing her birth and the simultaneous loss of her twin brother. It was the first picture introducing the little one to the world.

As The Blast reported, the lovely family photo commemorated Rodriguez and baby Bella's safe return from the hospital after delivery. The whole clan consisting of his four other kids — Cristiano Jr., twins Mateo and Evans, and daughter Alana —were elated to welcome the newest addition to the family.

The family posed in the living room with proud papa Ronaldo cradling the newborn and his second youngest Alana while Rodriguez was surrounded by the older kids, Cristiano Jr, Mateo, and Evans.

The post, which has garnered over 18 million likes was sweetly captioned, "Home sweet home. Gio and our baby girl are finally together with us. We want to thank everyone for all the kind words and gestures. Your support is very important and we all felt the love and respect that you have for our family."

The longtime lovers concluded the post, writing, "Now it’s time to be grateful for the life that we’ve just welcomed into this world. ??❤️??."

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The Greatest Pain A Parent Can Feel

The news of Ronaldo and Rodriguez's devastating loss broke on April 18 via a statement on social media.

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"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," the heartbreaking joint statement began.

They 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."

The couple asked for privacy as they dealt with the devastating loss and signed off the statement writing, "our baby boy, you are our angel. We will always love you."

The world was deeply touched by the five-time Ballon d’Or Winner's loss and offered his family their deep condolences in numerous touching tributes.

The world of football also put aside their sporty rivalry when Liverpool fans gave the record-playing footballer a standing ovation at Anfield while he was away mourning with his family.

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