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Ronaldo on compassionate leave and will miss game at Liverpool

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Cristiano Ronaldo will not be in the Manchester United squad for Tuesday’s Premier League game at Liverpool after the death of his baby son, the club have stated.

Ronaldo and his partner, Georgina Rodríguez, announced on Monday night that the infant had died during childbirth, and the 37-year-old forward is on compassionate leave.

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“Family is more important than everything and Ronaldo is supporting his loved ones at this immensely difficult time,” United said on their website. “As such, we can confirm that he will not feature in the match against Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday evening and we underline the family’s request for privacy.”

Ronaldo and Rodríguez stated that the birth of the child’s twin sister was giving them the strength “to live this moment”, and the family have received many messages of condolence via social media.

Marcus Rashford, Ronaldo’s teammate, said: “Thoughts are with you and Georgina brother I’m so sorry.”

Liverpool tweeted: “All of us here at Liverpool FC send our deepest condolences to you, Georgina and the family.”

Ronaldo’s former clubs Real Madrid and Juventus each offered their best wishes. The Italian club said: “Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Georgina and the whole family during this time.”



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