Manchester United have shown their support for Cristiano Ronaldo, following the tragic death of his baby son, who was one of twins.
This tragic news was confirmed yesterday, after Ronaldo and his partner Georgina Rodriguez shared a statement via social media yesterday.
The statement said the following.
“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. 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 statement added. “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”.
“Your pain is our pain” – Man United Support Ronaldo
Following this tragic news, Ronaldo’s club Manchester United showed their support for their player with a message via social media.
“Your pain is our pain Cristiano”, the club wrote. “Sending love and strength to you and the family at this time”.
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
Cristiano Ronaldo’s team mate from United, Marcus Rashford also sent a supportive message to the former Real Madrid and Juventus star.
“Thoughts are with you and Georgina brother. I’m so sorry”, he said. Rashford’s sentiments were also echoed by Man United players, Diogo Dalot, David De Gea, and Alex Telles.
His boyhood club Sporting Lisbon also added, “A lot of strength Cristiano. The Sportinguista family is with you”.
Manchester United travel to Anfield to face Liverpool in the Premier League tonight. The club have confirmed that Ronaldo will not be part of the matchday squad, in light of recent events.
“Family is more important than everything and Ronaldo is supporting his loved ones at this immensely difficult time”, the club said.
Last week, Man United also confirmed that they would not take any action against Cristiano Ronaldo, over a post match incident following their defeat to Everton.