Wife of English footballer Wayne Rooney gives birth to baby boy

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

File photo of Wayne Rooney

The wife of English football player Wayne Rooney has given birth to a baby boy in Liverpool, England.

Coleen Rooney gave birth to the child in the Liverpool Women's Hospital at 1420 GMT, after being nine days overdue. The child has been named Kai Wayne Rooney. The father was present at the birth. The birth itself was natural, however Coleen did have to be induced.

A spokesperson for the married couple has said: "Mother and baby are both absolutely fine. Wayne and Coleen are thrilled with the wonderful addition to their family life." Wayne Rooney is a striker player for Manchester United F.C. He had to abandon earlier training sessions due to the birth taking place.