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Cristiano Ronaldo gives insight into his family life as he celebrates his son’s birthday

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Cristiano Ronaldo gave a glimpse into his family life as he celebrated his son’s 12th birthday in Mallorca on Sunday.

The soccer legend, 37, took a rare break from training to share a touching tribute to his son Cristiano Jr. on his birthday.

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Ronaldo’s eldest son posed in front of a large sports-themed cake which had the pattern of white hexagons in the style of a football and a red football shirt with the number seven to represent his father’s place in the Portugal national football team.

Family affair: Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, gave a glimpse into his family life as he celebrated his son’s 12th birthday in Mallorca on Sunday

In photos shared on the Instagram page of Cristiano’s girlfriend, Georgina Rodríguez, Jr could be seen smiling as golden confetti fell on him as he stood next to his cake with green balloons behind him.

Georgina, 28, shared another photo of Cristiano with her son as they posed with their other children.

The striker stood alongside five-year-old twins Eva and Mateo, who were born via surrogate before Ronaldo met now-partner Georgina.

Celebrations: Ronaldo's eldest son posed in front of a large sports-themed cake which had the pattern of white hexagons in the style of a soccer ball

Celebrations: Ronaldo’s eldest son posed in front of a large sports-themed cake which had the pattern of white hexagons in the style of a soccer ball

Ronaldo’s eldest son was born in the United States in 2010 but was immediately brought back to Madrid to be raised in Spain. The identity of his mother is unknown.

The family were seen enjoying a birthday meal outside enjoying the warm weather on a long table where Jr’s friends joined.

Currently, the birthday boy is a shining light at Manchester United’s academy, recreating his father’s partnership with Wayne Rooney’s son Kai.

Happy birthday: Georgina, 28, shared another photo of Cristiano with her son as they posed with their other children

Happy birthday: Georgina, 28, shared another photo of Cristiano with her son as they posed with their other children

Festive party: The family were seen enjoying a birthday meal outside enjoying the warm weather on a long table where Jr's friends joined

Festive party: The family were seen enjoying a birthday meal outside enjoying the warm weather on a long table where Jr’s friends joined

‘Ron and Roo’ were a deadly duo for the Reds under Sir Alex Ferguson, winning the Champions League together in 2008.

In October 2021, Cristiano and Georgina revealed they were expecting twins, but tragically their son died at birth on April 18, but their daughter survived.

After the devastating stillbirth, the couple and their other children have returned home with their newborn daughter, days after the footballer confirmed his partner had lost the child’s twin brother.

Maternity: In October 2021 Cristiano and Georgina revealed they were expecting twins but tragically their son died at birth on April 18 but their daughter survived.

Maternity: In October 2021 Cristiano and Georgina revealed they were expecting twins but tragically their son died at birth on April 18 but their daughter survived.

Cristiano shared an update on social media shortly after their baby girl returned from hospital following her birth.

Posting a photo for his 430 million followers, Ronaldo cradled his daughter as he was accompanied by his Spanish partner Georgina and their four children.

Captioning the post, he wrote: “Home sweet home. Gio and our little girl are finally with us. We want to thank everyone for all the kind words and gestures.

Rest and relaxation: The footballing legend took a rare break from training to spend some quality time with his family on holiday

Rest and relaxation: The footballing legend took a rare break from training to spend some quality time with his family on holiday

Sweet: Georgina watched every inch of the doting mum as she went on a family holiday with Cristiano and their five children

Sweet: Georgina watched every inch of the doting mum as she went on a family holiday with Cristiano and their five children

Family fun: She also offered a look at her seven-week-old daughter Bella as she cradled the newborn while sitting alongside Cristiano Jr, 11, five-year-old Eva and Matteo and Alana Martina, four years old.

Family fun: She also offered a look at her seven-week-old daughter Bella as she cradled the newborn while sitting alongside Cristiano Jr, 11, five-year-old Eva and Matteo and Alana Martina, four years old.

“Your support is very important and we have all felt the love and respect you have for our family. Now is the time to be grateful for the life we ​​have just welcomed into this world.

Last month, Georgina and Cristiano revealed they named their baby girl Bella Esmeralda in a heartwarming Instagram post.

The footballer’s girlfriend announced her chosen name alongside three adorable photos which showed the little one sleeping in her bed.

Marking his location as Manchester, the photos saw their tot appear smiling while wearing a pink top as well as a white Moschino number and a knitted beanie.

She wrote in her caption: ‘Bella Esmeralda [green heart] 180422.’

Newborn baby: It comes after Georgina and Cristiano revealed they named their baby girl Bella Esmeralda in a heartwarming Instagram post

Newborn baby: It comes after Georgina and Cristiano revealed they named their baby girl Bella Esmeralda in a heartwarming Instagram post

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