An elderly Portuguese couple has recreated Cristiano Ronaldo’s recent viral post announcing the arrival of twins and joked that they are going one better and are expecting triplets at their ripe old age.
On 28th October, the 36-year-old Manchester United star shared a photo of him posing with his partner Georgina Rodriguez, 27, on Instagram.
In the photo, CR7 is seen lying in bed with Georgina while holding a pregnancy scan showing two babies.
The beaming couple shared the image with the message: “Delighted to announce we are expecting twins. Our hearts are full of love – we can’t wait to meet you.”
The photo was shared on Cristiano’s Instagram page, where he boasts 362 million followers, as well as Georgina’s, who has 28.3 million Insta fans.
The post went viral with 31.1 million ‘likes’ and 475,000 comments.
An adorable elderly couple from the village of Azinhaga in the Portuguese region of Leziria do Tejo has since recreated Ronaldo’s viral post.
In the photo, the couple is seen mimicking Cristiano and Georgina’s bedroom pose, but instead of holding up a pregnancy scan with two babies, they claim to be pregnant with three.
The image was shared on social media by the non-profit organisation Santa Casa da Misericordia de Azinhaga with the message: “Twins? Easy. Triplets!
“After last week’s news and a long weekend (for All Saints’ Day), the unexpected happened. Mr Manuel did not want to be left behind by Ronaldo.
“A miracle some will say. A good shot we say.
“After all, the best in the world is in Azinhaga!”
A spokesperson for Santa Casa da Misericordia de Azinhaga told Newsflash: “We are an institution in a small rural area of Portugal (Azinhaga), and we work mostly with the elderly population. We have a project called Happiness without Age, where we use art, humour and creativity, developing works with our seniors, later publishing them on social networks.”