Saracens rugby star Mako Vunipola has announced that he has become a father for the first time.
The 27-year-old has taken to social media to publish a photograph of him holding his newborn son Jacob Fe’ao-moe-Lotu Vunipola.
The player, a firm favourite with fans across the country also praised the midwives.
“God has blessed our family with a wonderful gift.” wrote Vunipola
“Welcome, Jacob Fe’ao-moe-Lotu Vunipola. Thank you @alexjohns234 you’ve made me the happiest man alive 😊.
“Also thanks to her birthing partners @vicsj89 and Dena and the staff at Southmead Hospital x.”