Wayne became a father for the third time on Sunday evening as wife Coleen gave birth to their third son, Kit Joseph Rooney. The latest addition to the Rooney family arrived at Liverpool Women’s Hospital and weighed 8lb 1oz. The couple already have two sons, six-year old Kai and two-year-old Klay.

The Manchester United and England captain, announced the arrival of Kit by telling his Facebook and Twitter followers: “Our gorgeous little boy arrived today. Kit Joseph Rooney. 8lb 1oz. We are over the moon.”

Baby Kit left the hospital with his parents on Monday and spent his first night at the family home, Wayne said: “I couldn’t be happier after the birth of our third son, Kit. The feeling of becoming a father doesn’t compare to anything else and that was exactly the same this time.”

Wayne added: “Coleen was amazing throughout the pregnancy and Kit’s brothers Kai and Klay were very excited to meet their new little brother and have already taken on the role as big brothers. Finally on behalf of both Coleen and I, we would like to thank all the staff at Liverpool Women’s Hospital for their care, support and professionalism.”

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