Theo Walcott's wife Melanie Slade gives birth to baby boy Finley

Published Thursday, Apr 10 2014, 20:00 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Theo Walcott's wife Melanie Slade has given birth to a baby boy.

Arsenal footballer Theo announced the happy news via Facebook on Thursday night (10 April), telling fans the couple are overjoyed to welcome son Finley to their family.

Theo wrote: "So over the moon to announce the birth of our baby boy Finley born this morning.... It's amazing to be mummy & daddy! Love him so much."

Melanie Slade and Theo Walcott, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 UK film premiere held at the Westfield Stratford - Arrivals.
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England star Theo, who is currently recovering from injury, and sports physiotherapist Melanie announced the pregnancy just before Christmas, saying: "Me & Mel are happy to confirm we are expecting our first child, which is due early next summer. We are both very excited at such happy news just a few months after getting married.

"We are really looking forward to becoming parents."

Childhood sweethearts Theo and Melanie became engaged on New Year's Eve in 2011, after Theo popped the question at their Hertfordshire home.

They started dating after meeting at a local shopping centre when they were just 15 and married at an Italian castle in June 2013.

Congrats to Theo and Melanie!

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