Adam Goodes And Wife Natalie Welcome Their First Child
AFL star Adam Goodes and his wife Natalie Croker have welcomed a little, bouncing baby girl into the family.
Croker reportedly gave birth to the child on Wednesday.
The pair married at the end of 2016 -- a year after the Sydney Swans great retired from the sport.
They announced their pregnancy in February this year.
According to the Herald Sun, they name her Adelaide.
"I had an Indigenous wedding ceremony with my wife, who’s not Indigenous and she was able to learn about her kinship," Goodes told GQ magazine at the time of their nuptials.
“So the most exciting thing for me is from day one this baby is going to know it’s an aboriginal person and is connected to the longest living culture in the world, which is something I didn’t have when I was growing up."
The announcement comes as The Final Quarter -- a documentary about the end of Adam Goodes’ career, when he was basically booed out of the game -- is showing at the Sydney Film Festival.
Just hours before the film's premier, the AFL apologised for its treatment of Goodes at the time.
"The treatment of Adam challenges us, and our right to be considered Australia’s Indigenous football code," the AFL, which was backed by all clubs, said in a statement.
"Adam, who represents so much that is good and unique about our game, was subject to treatment that drove him from football. The game did not do enough to stand with him and call it out."
The Final Quarter will air soon on Network 10.
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