Football NewsGrieving Cristiano Ronaldo Will Not Play for Man United in Crucial Match Against Liverpool.
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Cristiano Ronaldo will not play in Manchester United’s Premier League match against Liverpool tonight due to the death of his newborn baby son.

Ralf Rangnick’s team go to Anfield to play their opponents, but United have confirmed that the Portugal international will be unavailable following his tragic news. ‘Family is more important than everything, and Ronaldo is supporting his loved ones at this tremendously difficult time,’ the club said in a statement on their official website. As a result, we can confirm that he will not play in Tuesday’s match at Anfield against Liverpool, and we reiterate the family’s desire for privacy.’

‘We’re all thinking of you, Cristiano, and extending our best wishes to your family.’

As his teammates gathered at Carrington this morning to prepare for the game this evening, there was no sign of Ronaldo.

The 37-year-old United star announced in October 2021 that he and his 28-year-old partner Georgina Rodriguez were expecting twins.

The couple’s statement described the death of their newborn boy as “the greatest anguish,” but said that their baby girl had survived.

‘It is with great grief that we must inform you that our baby son has died. ‘It is the most agonizing pain that any parent can experience,’ stated the announcement.

‘It is only because of the arrival of our baby girl that we are able to live this moment with some optimism and happiness.’

‘We want to express our gratitude to the doctors and nurses for their outstanding care and assistance.’

‘We are all crushed by this loss, and we respectfully request privacy during this terrible time.’

‘You are our angel, our beautiful child. ‘You will always be loved by us.’