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.