Cristiano Ronaldo’s family thanked Liverpool fans after their gesture when they faced Manchester United on Tuesday night.
Ronaldo and his partner lost their infant son on Monday, and Anfield fans sang “You’ll Never Walk Alone” in the seventh minute and joined the fans of their fierce rivals in an impeccable applause.
Manchester United and Liverpool fans joined in a round of applause in the seventh minute in support of Cristiano Ronaldo and his family ❤️👏 pic.twitter.com/UqlQnrCG3d
– ESPN FC (ESPNFC) April 19, 2022
Ronaldo’s sister, Elma, showed her emotions by posting screenshots of the gesture on her social media, writing: ‘Thank you Liverpool. We will never forget what you did today. She ended her message with a heart-shaped emoji.
Sister Katia, from her home in Brazil, wrote “Beyond Football” against her video against the “You’ll Never Walk Alone” chorus.
The sisters and their mother, Dolores Aveiro, wrote on Instagram in Portuguese: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and don’t depend on your own understanding. Confess to Him in all your ways and He will direct your ways.”
Manchester United and Liverpool fans have paid their respects to Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner after the couple revealed the death of one of their newborn twins.
Manchester United fans applauded and Liverpool fans sang You’ll Never Walk Alone, seven minutes into the match pic.twitter.com/pbGzNtakss
Sky News April 19, 2022
The Man United striker did not appear in last night’s match due to the tragedy.