10 January 2017
Leicester City striker, Jamie Vardy has announced that his wife, Rebekah has given birth to a baby boy.
The 29-year-old Premier League’s highest goal scorer for last season shared the news on his official twitter handle, stating that he feels “blessed”.
He went on to tell his fans that both mother and child are “great”.
He wrote: “Over the moon to announce the arrival of our gorgeous little boy on Sunday evening! Mummy and baby doing great! @RebekahVardy #blessed.”
The new born baby is Vardy and Rebekah’s second child together. The first is 22 months old daughter, Sofia.
Rebekah has two children from previous relationships, Megan, 11, and Taylor, six. Jamie has a six-year-old daughter Ella with his ex Emma Daggett.
According to Rebekah, Vardy wanted a boy. She revealed this in an interview in December.