Jordan Henderson's wife has given birth to their second child, exactly nine months and one day on from Liverpool's incredible Champions League semi final victory over Barcelona.
Last April, doubles from Divock Origi and Gini Wijnaldum brought the Reds back from the dead, the pair scoring in a 4-0 second leg triumph over the Catalan giants. That secured an enthralling 4-3 aggregate win, and it appears Henderson continued his celebrations long into the night.
Liverpool and their captain went on to lift a sixth European Cup as they sunk Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, with
Twitter users just had to draw a connection between the arrival of a second child and the Reds' victory over Barça
Jordan Henderson's son being born exactly 39 weeks after Liverpool beat Barcelona 4-0.— FootballFunnys (@FootballFunnnys) February 8, 2020
Jordan Henderson’s wife gave birth to a baby boy today exactly 9 months after we beat Barcelona 4-0.....loving the celebrations in the Henderson’s household I must say — angie (@ThisIsLiverbird) February 7, 2020
Congratulations to Jordan and Rebecca Henderson on the birth of their new baby boy Divock Henderson— Stanley House 6️⃣ (@StanleyHouseLFC) February 8, 2020
It appears Henderson wasn't the only Liverpool player who savoured the evening, with teammate Mo Salah's wife also giving birth recently...
7th May 2019: Liverpool beat Barcelona 4-0 to qualify for the Champions League final— ODDSbible (@ODDSbible) February 8, 2020
9 months later: Mo Salah’s wife gives birth to baby girl and Jordan Henderson’s wife gives birth to a baby boy...
Must’ve been a good night pic.twitter.com/ovXWtAdfev
Henderson and Salah both having newborns today- 9months and a 1 day after beating barca 4-0 pic.twitter.com/eAnqL8HJJe— Arch (@ArchieWestcott1) February 8, 2020
The timing of the births had more than just comedic value, though...
I’m so glad Henderson and Salah’s wives gave birth during this winter break so they don’t have to miss any games. Even the wives want this league title— ً (@TheImmortalKop) February 8, 2020
Shout out to the beautiful mothers of Mo Salah’s and Jordan Henderson’s new babies, who had the grace and courtesy to give birth during winter break.— 핂핒핥핚핖力 (@MaebyKate) February 8, 2020
When the duo and Liverpool return from the winter break on 15 February, they'll face Norwich City as they continue their quest for a first league title since 1990. After that, it's a meeting with Atletico Madrid in the last-16 of the Champions League.