Cristiano Ronaldo announces that he's now a father of twins
Cristiano Ronaldo has taken to social media to announce that he is a father to twins.
The Real Madrid striker posted to Facebook and Twitter on Thursday shortly Portugal was defeated by Chile in a Confederations Cup semi-final.
Pictured with his new twins, a boy and a girl, he tweeted : "So happy to be able to hold the two new loves of my life."
So happy to be able to hold the two new loves of my life ❤ pic.twitter.com/FIY11aWQm9— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) June 29, 2017
On Facebook, he referred to the match: "I was in the service of the national team, as always, body and soul, even though my two children were born."
He added: Unfortunately, we have not been able to achieve the main sporting objective that we wanted, but I am sure we will continue to give joy to the Portuguese people.
"I'm very happy to finally be with my children for the first time."
The footballer also has a son, Cristiano Ronaldo, Jr, from a previous relationship.
Belfast Telegraph Digital