Following the tragic death of Cristiano Ronaldo’s baby son, Real Madrid fans sang his name in a heartfelt moment
The devastating news was delivered earlier this month by the Manchester United star and his partner Georgina Rodriguez.
Ronaldo and his family are in “the worst pain” when the baby died after childbirth.
Following the tragic news, tributes have been paid around the footballing world.
And fans of Ronaldo’s former club Real Madrid let him know they were thinking of him today as they won a record 35th LaLiga title.
Carlo Ancelotti’s first Spanish title was won by Los Blancos, who defeated Espanyol 4-0.
Real fans erupted in chants of Ronaldo’s name as the clock struck the seventh minute, the time signifying his iconic shirt number at the Bernabeu.
Ronnie won two crowns and four Champions Leagues during his time with Real Madrid, scoring 450 goals in in 438 appearances.
Despite his surprise move to Juventus in 2018, Ronaldo is still a beloved figure at Real Madrid.
He shared a touching photo of himself holding his infant daughter, the twin of the kid who died, earlier today.
The photo, which was captioned “Forever Love,” shows Ronaldo staring lovingly at his daughter while cradling her in his arms.
Ronaldo is the father of five children, including Cristiano Ronaldo Jr., 11, Eva, 4, Matteo, 4, and Alana Martina, 4.
Manchester United granted the Portuguese star compassionate leave after learning of his child’s death.
“Home sweet home,” he tweeted on social media after his release from the hospital. Finally, Gio & our baby girl have arrived
“We want to express our sincere gratitude to everyone for their supportive comments and actions.
“Your support is very important, and we can all feel your admiration and affection for our family.”
“So it time to give thanks for the child that has just entered this planet.”
Ronaldo has been in blistering form since his return to the pitch.
In a 3-1 loss to Arsenal, he scored his 100th Premier League goal before scoring again in a 1-1 draw with Chelsea.