Cristiano Ronaldo He is looking to his family for support in the wake his son’s tragic death.

He and his girlfriend are a soccer superstar Georgina Rodríguez, shared on April 18 that one of their newborn twins, a baby boy, had passed away. In joint statementThey called the death of their child “the worst pain any parent can experience,” and noted that they have turned to their twin sister as comfort in this trying time. 

The couple wrote, “Only our baby girl’s birth gives us the strength to live this moment in hope and happiness.” “We are all devastated at this loss and we kindly ask for privacy at this very difficult time.”

They added: “Our baby boy. You are our angel.” You will be our angel forever.”

Ronaldo, 37,and Rodríguez, 28, first announced they were expanding their family again in late October, sharing to Instagram a photo of themselves holding a sonogram. This news was almost four years ago, after their first child arrived. AlanaHe was born on November 17, 2017.