The Portuguese relived the grief over the loss of his newborn son and how he contrasted the pain with the birth of the twin. Video
In an interview for British television, Cristiano Ronaldo told what was the worst moment of his life
April 18, 2022 was the most difficult day for Cristiano Ronaldo and his wife, Georgina Rodríguez.. One of the twins who was about to be born died and the Portuguese soccer player recalled his ordeal in an interview with the journalist Piers Morgan, which will be broadcast next Thursday on British television.
In another of the published fragments of the extensive talk, the Manchester United striker recounted the heartbreaking moment of the death of his newborn baby and how he goes through the duel. “It was probably the worst time I had to go through in my life since my father died. You know, when you have a child you expect everything to be normal. Then you have that problem and it's hard. As human beings, Georgina and I have had a very hard time because we couldn't understand why it happened to us. To be honest, it was very difficult to understand what was happening in that period of our lives,” the 37-year-old soccer player who will play in the World Cup in Qatar expressed with sorrow.
“As you know, football continued very quickly, with many competitions and matches. And going through those moments were the most difficult of my life. Mine and my family's”, continued Ronaldo, who in the same interview also spoke out against the current United coach, Erik Ten Hag, and stated that he felt betrayed by the institution's directors.
The world soccer star's feeling of sadness was also intertwined with the birth of his other twin daughter. “I have never felt sad and happy at the same timeI have tried to explain it to my family and close friends. You don't know whether to cry or smile, because it's something you don't know how to react to. You don't know what to do, to be honest, “he continued with a twinkle in his eyes.
The footballer who won five Ballon d'Ors announced in October 2021 that he was expecting twins with the couple of him On the day of the birth, he confirmed the harsh news: one of the two babies had died .
“It is with deep sadness that we have to announce that our little son has passed away”, Ronaldo and Rodríguez published in a joint statement shared on social networks. “It is the greatest pain that any parent can feel. Only the birth of our girl gives us strength to live this moment with some hope and happiness”, they added.
Cristiano Ronaldo and his wife, Georgina Rodríguez in Seville, Spain (REUTERS/Jon Nazca)
The man born in Madeira, Portugal, has five children: Cristiano Ronaldo Jr (11 years old), Eva and Mateo (4-year-old twins), Alana (4) and Esmeralda (7 months).