Cristiano Ronaldo and his wife, Georgina Rodriguez, confirmed the death of their newborn son on Monday.

Earlier, Ronaldo announced on social media that the couple was expecting twins.

Ronaldo announced the birth of a baby girl on Instagram and also confirmed that the baby boy died.

The couple issued a joint statement saying,

It is the most painful experience that any parent can go through.

Only our baby girl's arrival has given us the strength to survive this time with some optimism and happiness, the statement reads

Fans have extended their condolences to the family.

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