MARK Wright’s brother Josh and his wife Hollie have welcomed their baby son four weeks early.
The footballer, 32, shared the couple’s happy news on Instagram tonight, with their little boy born in the early minutes of Tuesday weighing 5lbs 9ozs.
Josh Wright and wife Hollie have welcomed their first childCredit: Instagram
Their son was born on TuesdayCredit: Instagram
He wrote: “A complete surprise and unexpected arrival earlier in the week that has truly changed our lives for the better and forever.
“It’s taken us time to post and share our special angel because of how shocked and overwhelmed we have been but I don’t say this lightly he is truly the best thing that has ever happened to us and the proudest moment of my lifetime.
“I love and care for him more than words can explain and I simply never realised, knew or understood the feeling I got the minute he arrived and will never be able to explain it.”
Turning his attention to wife Hollie, he lavished her with praise and said it’s a week he’ll always remember.
And he vowed to do everything he can to make a happy life for his their son, who was pictured laying in his baby pod.
Josh continued: “My wife Hollie is a warrior, hero, superstar and soldier to say a few and the journey we went on this week is one that will live in our minds everyday for the rest our lives and I can’t thank her enough for producing our wonderful son.
“4 weeks early but 4 more weeks of loving my new best friend that I can’t wait to see grow into a fit, healthy, happy gentleman that I will try to guide through life just like my Mum and Dad as well as family did with me.
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“Welcome to the world son I promise to be the best Dad there possibly could be. Love you unconditionally and all I have left to say is THANK YOU.”
The Wright family – Jess, Mark and Natalya – all shared their joy in the comments.
As did Mark’s wife Michelle Keegan, who wrote: “Here he is. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ Over the moon for you both. xxx”
Olly Murs, who is recovering from knee surgery in hospital, also congratulated the couple.