Australian footballer Luke Hodge, 24, and his fiancée Lauren Kirkman welcomed their first child, son Cooper Jay Hodge, on Saturday, July 26th at 5:36 pm. He weighed 8 lbs, 12 oz. The excited new dad said in a statement,
We are both rapt to have a healthy baby boy — Lauren is doing really well as is baby Cooper and I can’t wait to get us all home as a family.
Luke currently plays for the Hawthorn Football Club.
Source: AFL; Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images.