Eben Etzebeth's wife Anlia gives birth to a baby girl

Eben Etzebeth's wife Anlia gives birth to a baby girl

And baby makes three! Eben Etzebeth's Springbok family is celebrating the birth of his first child.

Eben Etzebeth and his wife Anlia
Eben Etzebeth and his wife Anlia / Instagram (@anliastar)

Eben Etzebeth and his wife Anlia are officially new parents. The couple announced the arrival of their baby girl on social media at the weekend. 

Anlia welcomed the baby via a c-section. The singer shared a picture of herself holding their newborn in the theatre.   

Eben, who currently plays rugby for the Sharks in Durban, was right beside her with a huge smile on his face. 

"16.01.24. No words will ever be able to describe the feeling. Thank you Lord," Anlia wrote in Afrikaans. 

Eben's Springbok family took to the comments section to congratulate him on the arrival of his princess.

"Baie geluk julle TWEE," Cheslin Kolbe wrote. His wife, Layla Kolbe, added: "Guys!!! Congratulations, we cannot wait to meet you, baby girl." 

Rachel Kolisi, the wife of Springbok captain Siya Kolisi, commented: "So happy." 

Dricus du Plessis, who made history on Saturday when he became the first South African to win the UFC Middleweight championship, also sent Eben and Anlia well wishes. 

"Baie baie geluk julle," he wrote. 

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Eben and Anlia announced that they were expecting shortly after the Springboks won the Rugby World Cup in France in October. 

"BLESSINGS upon BLESSINGS!. Thank you Lord! Well done Bokke & HAPPY BIRTHDAY my liefste man!! Anlia captioned a picture of herself holding the Webb Ellis Trophy while Eben cradled her baby bump.

Eben and Anlia are yet to reveal the baby's name. He is not the only Springbok player adding a new addition to the family in 2024. 

Handre Pollard and his wife Marise are expecting their first child in April. 

Former Springbok player, Herschel Jantjies, and his partner Kelsey Thomas also have a baby on the way. 

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Main image credit: Instagram/Anlia Etzebeth

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