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Cristiano Ronaldo says he ‘will never forget’ the touching reaction of Liverpool fans at Anfield following the death of son | UK News

Cristiano Ronaldo thanked the Anfield crowd for their condolences on the death of his newborn son.

A minute of applause was held during Tuesday’s match between Liverpool and Manchester United.

Fans of both teams had been showing solid solidarity with the player en applauded in the seventh minute – the same as the number of the Portuguese star.

Some United fans sang of Ronaldo name and hold his shirt up while Liverpool fans sang You’ll Never Walk Along. Their manager Jurgen Klopp also applauded.

The footballer, 37, said on Instagram: “One world … One sport … One worldwide family … Thank you, Anfield.

“My family and I will never forget this moment of respect and compassion.”

He added three hand-praying emojis alongside a video of the audience’s touching gesture.

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The footballer and his partner, Georgina Rodriguez, revealed Monday that one of her newborn twins had died, while the baby girl survived.

She said it was “the greatest pain any parent can feel”, adding that the birth of her daughter “gives us the strength to live this moment with some hope and happiness”.

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Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez have a four-year-old daughter together

The news led to an outpouring of support, with thousands of people commenting on the Instagram post, including fellow footballers and celebrities.

Ronaldo already has a four-year-old daughter with wife Rodriguez, as do three other children.

Liverpool won Tuesday’s match against their fierce rivals 4-0, meanwhile Manchester United have appointed Ajax boss Erik ten Hag todayas their new manager.

Cristiano Ronaldo says he ‘will never forget’ the touching reaction of Liverpool fans at Anfield following the death of son | UK News

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