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Cristiano Ronaldo To Miss Manchester United’s Premier League Game At Liverpool After Son Dies

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner Georgina Rodriguez on Monday announced the death of their newborn son.

Cristiano Ronaldo misses the game to support his family at the loss of the newborn.
Cristiano Ronaldo misses the game to support his family at the loss of the newborn. Twitter/@ManUtd

Cristiano Ronaldo will not play for Manchester United at Liverpool on Tuesday after the death of one of his newborn twins. (More Football News)

The boy's death was announced on Monday by Ronaldo and his partner, Georgina Rodriguez.

"Family is more important than everything and Ronaldo is supporting his loved ones at this immensely difficult time," United said in a statement. 

"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."

Ronaldo thanked the doctors and nurses for their care.

"Only the birth of our baby girl gives us the strength to live this moment with some hope and happiness," he wrote on social media.

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