Ronaldo and Rodriguez said: “It is with our greatest sadness that we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away. It is the greatest pain any parent can feel.”
Ronaldo and Rodriguez wrote on social media on Monday: “Only the birth of our baby girl gives us the strength to live this moment with some hope and happiness. We would like to thank the doctors and nurses for all their care. and their support. We are all devastated by this loss and we ask that you please respect your privacy at this very difficult time.
“Our baby boy, you are our angel. We will always love you.”
Ronaldo’s first child with Rodriguez, Alana Martina, was born in November 2017. He is also the father of fraternal twins Eva and Mateo, whom he welcomed via surrogate in June 2017. The doting dad also shares son, Cristiano Jr., 11, with a former partner who has never been publicly named.