Just hours after Portugal was defeated in the semifinals of the Confederations Cup held in Russia, Cristiano Ronaldo announced the birth of his twin boys. For the past few days the Portuguese media has been reporting the birth of the footballer’s babies to a surrogate mother. However, it was only after the Portuguese team was defeated on penalties by Chile that Ronaldo took to the media to confirm the births. He went on to Facebook to also post, “I’m very happy, finally, to be with my children for the first time.” Ronaldo already has a son from his previous relationship named as Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. who was born in June 2010.Real Madrid forward, Ronaldo started his message by stating that he had been serving the national team with his ‘body and soul, in spite of the birth of his sons and added that, “Unfortunately we couldn’t achieve our main sporting aim.” There is very little which is known about his twin boys at the moment. Nonetheless unconfirmed news reports in Portugal have reported that they twins were born on the eighth of June. Which is well before the Confederations Cup started. The FA of Portugal have also released their own statement reciprocating Cristiano Ronaldo’s praise by lauding Ronaldo’s enthusiasm and dedication to play for the national football team regardless of the birth of his twin sons. “The President of the FPF and the National Team were informed before the Confederations Cup by the National Team captain, Cristiano Ronaldo, that he had been a father.The athlete, despite the birth of his children, made a point of being in the service of the National Team, in a gesture that we must underline and praise.The President of the FPF and the National Selector understand that if it is impossible to reach the goal of winning the Confederations Cup, they must release the athlete so that he can finally get to know his children.” Instead of continuing with the national team for the third place finale on this Sunday, Ronaldo is now going to be leaving the camp. Ronaldo who is relationship with his long term girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez took a leave from the team on the morning of Thursday. The Portuguese media has also speculated that she too is expecting a baby. However, the model has rejected the claims.