Cristiano Ronaldo To Miss Manchester United’s Clash Vs Liverpool After Death Of Baby Son


Cristiano Ronaldo To Miss Manchester United’s Clash Vs Liverpool After Death Of Baby SonManchester United have revealed Cristiano Ronaldo will not play any part in their Premier League clash with Liverpool tonight following the death of his baby boy.

The 37-year-old and his partner, Georgina Rodriguez, announced in October that they were expecting twins.

However, Ronaldo revealed on Monday that their baby son had died during childbirth, while their newborn daughter survived.

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Ronaldo in his statement said;

It is with our deepest sadness that we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away. It is the greatest pain that 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.

United travel to Anfield to face Liverpool on Tuesday evening but Ronaldo, who scored a hat-trick in the 3-2 win against Norwich City on Saturday, will play no part in the fixture.

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In their own tribute to Ronaldo and his family which was released on Tuesday, United said;

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.

There was no sign of Ronaldo at Carrington this morning as his team-mates arrived at the training base to prepare for this evening’s game.

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