Cristiano Ronaldo's baby son dies: Piers Morgan leads celebrity condolences

Cristiano Ronaldo, Georgina Rodriguez and Piers Morgan celebrate the launch of new CR7 Play It Cool with friends and family on September 12, 2019 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images for CR7 Play It Cool)
Piers Morgan has sent his condolences to Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez, whose twin baby boy has died. (Getty Images) (Tullio M. Puglia via Getty Images)

Piers Morgan is among the celebrities to share their condolences with Cristiano Ronaldo after he announced the death of his newborn baby son.

The 37-year-old Portuguese football star shared on social media that he and his girlfriend, 28-year-old Spanish model Georgina Rodríguez were mourning the death of their baby boy, who was survived by his twin sister.

Morgan replied to Ronaldo's post: "Heartbreaking news. My deepest condolences to you and all your family."

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Gary Lineker wrote: "Terribly sad news. Sincere condolences to you and your family."

Fellow footballer Marcus Rashford tweeted: "Thoughts are with you and Georgina brother. I’m so sorry."

SEVILLE, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 03: Georgina Rodriguez and Cristiano Ronaldo attend the MTV EMAs 2019 at FIBES Conference and Exhibition Centre on November 03, 2019 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Daniele Venturelli/Daniele Venturelli/WireImage )
Georgina Rodriguez and Cristiano Ronaldo announced in October last year they were expecting twins. (Getty Images) (Daniele Venturelli via Getty Images)

Robbie Fowler replied: "Thoughts and prayers go out to you , Georgina and your family Cristiano."

Other stars to share their condolences included EastEnders and I'm A Celebrity star Jacqueline Jossa, athlete Usain Bolt and singer Jake Quickenden.

Ronaldo told his followers: "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.

"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."

He also shared the message in Spanish and Portuguese.

The couple announced in October last year that they were expecting twins.

PORTO, PORTUGAL - JUNE 09: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal poses with his son, Cristiano Ronaldo Jr, along with his Top Scorer of the Competition award and the UEFA Nations League Trophy following the UEFA Nations League Final between Portugal and the Netherlands at Estadio do Dragao on June 09, 2019 in Porto, Portugal. (Photo by Denis Doyle - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)
Cristiano Ronaldo with his eldest son Cristiano Ronaldo Jr in 2019. (Getty Images) (Denis Doyle - UEFA via Getty Images)

They said: "Delighted to announce we are expecting twins. Our hearts are full of love - we can’t wait to meet you."

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Ronaldo is also father to 11-year-old Cristiano Jr and four-year-old boy-girl twins Eva and Mateo who were all born to surrogate mothers, as well as four-year-old daughter Alana with Rodriguez.

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