This Brazilian Couple With 13 Sons Say They Won’t Stop Trying to Have a Daughter
A middle aged Brazilian couple who recently had their 13th kids all boys have been trying for a baby girl for almost 20 years .They have vowed to continue having children until they succeed.
Irineu Cruz and his wife Jucicleide Silva have a brood ranging from one month to 18-years-old – but the couple say they won’t stop trying until a girl arrives.
According to the Daily Mirror, Irineu has since christened all 13 boys after famous footballers – all beginning with the letter R.
The family, who live in Concei ao de Coit , Brazil, hoped their thirteenth child would be a game-changer but instead the midwife announced it was yet another boy.
Farmer Irineu, 40, said:
“When Jucicleide first got pregnant we agreed she could choose the girls’ names and I would choose the names if they were boys.
The family’s newest addition has been christened Ronaldo after the former Brazil star.
“It would be wonderful to be able to choose her name and to finally hold up the red card to my husband.