by CBB British correspondent Joanna:
Update: #2: It’s definitely a boy named Shaqueel.
Update: The baby was born Thursday, November 16th. Reports are varying, with some outlets announcing that the baby is a girl. However, most report the birth of a boy named Shaqueel.
Thanks to CBB readers Carina and Ana.
Originally posted November 15th: Footballer Robin Van Persie, 23, who plays in the English Premier League with Arsenal FC as well as being part of the Dutch national team, is to become a father.
Robin was due to take part in Holland’s friendly game against England on Wednesday but has withdrawn after announcing that his Dutch-Moroccan wife Bouchra is expecting their first child within days.
Source: BBC Sports