London: Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has become a father for the third time after his wife Coleen gave birth to the couple's third child, Kit Joseph Rooney, the footballer announced on Sunday.

Wayne Rooney with his new-born baby. Pic/Rooney's Twitter handle
Wayne Rooney with his new-born baby. Pic/Rooney's Twitter handle

Rooney announced the arrival of Kit by telling his Twitter followers: "Our gorgeous little boy arrived today. Kit Joseph Rooney. 8lb 1oz (3.6kg). We are over the moon." The Rooneys already have two sons Kai (6) and Klay (2).