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Cristiano Ronaldo welcomes a baby girl, hours after being accused of cheating on her mother.

Soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo has welcomed a baby girl, Alana Martina, into his family – the same day as model and reality TV star Natacha Rodigues accused him of cheating on his girlfriend.

The Real Madrid player announced his baby news on Instagram earlier today with a snap of his smiling girlfriend Georgina Rodriquez holding the new addition, along with Ronaldo’s son Cristiano Jr.

“Alana Martina is just born! Both Geo and Alana are doing great!” Ronaldo captioned the image. “We are all very happy!”

A Alana Martina acaba de nascer! Tanto a Geo como a Alana estão muito bem! Estamos todos muito felizes! ❤️

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Alana joins Ronaldo’s other children, seven-year-old Cristiano Jr. and twins Eva and Matteo, who were born via surrogate earlier this year. Alana is Ronaldo’s first child with 22-year-old Georgina.

In slightly less heartwarming news, Alana’s birth follows closely on the tail of cheating accusations by reality TV star Natacha Rodrigues, who claims she and Ronaldo had an affair earlier this year. Allegedly, the pair connected while Georgina was already pregnant with baby Alana.

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Speaking to The Sun on Sunday, Natacha says the footballer asked her to keep their tryst “top secret”. Now, feeling “used” by the star, she’s decided to speak out to the media.

“I think he just used me for sex,” Natacha says.  “I don’t have regrets because being with him was like a dream come true, but I feel betrayed.”

“I hope he is being faithful to Georgina now,” she said. “He told me the night we made love that I was the only one and he’d never done this to her before. At the time I believed him.”

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