By David Cartlidge


Liverpool midfielder Lucas has missed out on the trip to Newcastle to be at the birth of his daughter.

The Brazilian took to Instagram to post a picture with his second child, a girl named Valentina.

Lucas, along with the picture, said 'A few hours ago I received another present of God!!'


New arrival: Lucas posted a picture posing with his new daughter, Valentina, on Instagram

Lucas also found time to wish his fellow team mates well, who were preparing to face Newcastle at the Sports Direct Arena.

Good luck to my team mates today' said Lucas, in a message via Twitter.

Liverpool went into the game against Newcastle sitting in 2nd place behind leaders Arsenal.


Not in action: Lucas wasn't available for Liverpool's trip to Newcastle this weekend

Lucas has featured in 6 of Liverpool's 7 games in the Premier League so far and will look to be back for the game at Anfield against West Bromwich Albion next weekend.

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Jamesrobbo go and comment on your own sports you know the ones rounders with big silly gloves, netball with back boards and we cant forget rugby for F A Gs

Congratulations to you and your wife.

Congratulations to the Levia family!! YNWA..

Feeling bad.. Nver even noticed him missing!! Could've done with him today... Henderson not fit to clean Lucas' boots!

James robbo stick to basketball and eating cheese burgers you dirty bitter clueless fat yank !! This man has just welcomed his child into the world show some respect. Jealous ? Cos ur a virgin and a skint bitter American 1 haha jog on

Awww congratulations.

Everytime there's an article about Liverpool James robbo leaves some nasty negative comment. Obsessed much

Congratulations Lucas.

Congratulations Lucas, great servant to LFC. YNWA

After the birth, Lucas brought down the midwife by pulling her shirt from behind and was shown the yellow card by the doctor on call, his wife then passed him the newborn baby, Lucas then passes the baby back sideways to the doctor who then decided to book Lucas again which means he is now suspended for the Arsenal game in 2 weeks time.

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