EPL: Real Madrid, Sporting CP react as Cristiano Ronaldo loses son


Real Madrid and Sporting CP have sent their separate messages to Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portugal captain announced the death of his twin baby boy.

Ronaldo made the tragic announcement on Monday via his Twitter handle that his son has passed away.

His former clubs, Real Madrid and Sporting CP, were quick to send their support to their former star man.

Ronaldo and his partner, Georgina Rodriguez, were expecting twins, but while his daughter came out alive, the baby boy passed on.

Reacting, Real Madrid, in a statement via its website, said, “Real Madrid CF, its president and its Board of Directors deeply regret the death of one of the children that our beloved Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner, Georgina RodrĂ­guez, were expecting.

“Real Madrid joins the pain of the whole family and wants to show them all our love and affection.”

Similarly, Sporting wrote on Instagram, “A lot of strength @cristiano. The Sportinguista family is with you.”