Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo and partner announce newborn son has died

Ronaldo and Rodriguez said, "It is with our deepest sadness we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away

It is the greatest pain that any parents can feel.

The Manchester United and Portugal star had announced in October he and Rodriguez were expecting twins

In December, they announced they were expecting a boy and a girl.

Ronaldo and Rodriguez wrote Monday on social media

"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 expert care and support.

We are all devastated at this loss and we kindly ask for privacy at this very difficult time.

"Our baby boy, you are our angel. We will always love you."