Fernando Hierro makes his debut as a grandfather at 55: his son Álvaro and his girlfriend are expecting a baby

Fernando Hierro is celebrating. His son Álvaro (30) and his girlfriend, Mariana of DanielThey are expecting their first baby. The former Real Madrid CF player and current director of Chivas He will be a grandfather for the first time at the age of 55, he turns 56 in March. The sex of the little one is still unknown, and if all goes well, he will be born in a few weeks.

The family has carried the news with caution. In fact, only the close environment knows if the baby is a boy or a girl. Neither her father nor her mother have published information on social media. They only did it last November, when they published a post shared with some images where they posed happily and showing Mariana's pregnant belly. For the moment, they prefer to maintain discretion, according to reports Week.

Álvaro Ruiz came to the press for the first time when his ex-girlfriend, Desirée Cordero, was elected Miss Spain in 2014. Shortly after, they broke up their relationship and the young man began a relationship with Fiama Rodríguez, a former member of Women and men and vice versa and former participant of The island of temptations. In January 2022, his breakup with Ana Moya was announced.

Fernando Hierro: father and grandfather

The imminent birth of the baby is great news for Fernando Hierro, who is going through a very sweet moment after saying goodbye to 2023 with a 'yes, I want'. The athlete married the Croatian journalist Fani Stipkovic (41), with whom he welcomed, at the age of 55, his first child together.

It was the first child for her and the third for him, since he has two previous ones, since Álvaro is joined by Claudia (28), the result of the marriage that the former soccer player shared with Sonia Ruizfrom which they separated in 2019. The birth of your first grandchild will be another joy for the former soccer player and his family.

Hierro and Stipkovic, who is also a model, have been dating for a couple of years. “Something like the coronation of our love. Something intimate, small, without any show… But a big step forward to formalize the budding family,” commented Hierro about their wedding, which took place last September.