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James Haskell admits he ‘cried like a baby’ when Chloe Madeley gave birth

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Rugby ace James Haskell has revealed he "cried like a baby" when his baby girl was born.

Chloe Madeley gave birth to her first child with her sporty husband James last Wednesday (10 August).

The first-time parents were delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby daughter on Sunday (August 14).

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The happy couple have been keeping fans updated with plenty of baby updates, because on Friday evening (August 19) they shared their daughter's lovely but unusual name, Bodhi Rae Georgia Haskell.

Chloe even treated fans to some adorable snaps of her little tot, who could be seen wrapped up in a cosy animal print blanket.

Former England rugby hunk James admitted he was overcome with emotion when his little girl was born.

The proud dad took to Instagram with a series of sweet snaps, one of which showed him kissing Bodhi as he cradled her in a chair.

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He said in the caption: "Welcome to the world my beautiful daughter Bodhi Rae Georgia Haskell. Yes I cried like a baby when she came out [laughing emojis]".

"I knew love but not like this! I finally understand what people have been banging on about when they talk about having children."

He went on to pen a sweet message for his wife Chloe which praised her for giving him the "best gift anyone could ever ask for."

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The sportsman said: "To my mega wife @madeleychloe you have given me the best gift anyone could ever ask for. You were a proper machine during this period and are a natural born mum."

He quipped: "To be fair you have had a lot of experience looking after me [laughing emoji]. Watching you with Bodhi is the best thing. You are already amazing. I love you"

Another photo showed James and Chloe cuddled up with their new bundle at the hospital.

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In her own post, Chloe said Bodhi was the "best thing that's ever happened" to her.

She wrote: "Our daughter, Bodhi Rae Georgia Haskell [heart emoji]. Born 10.08.22 at 8:36 am.

"A love that escapes all words, and the best thing that has ever happened to me."

Chloe attached a loving message to her rugby star husband James Haskell, 37, for sharing the pregnancy journey with her.

She added: "Thank you from the bottom of my heart @jameshaskell for going on this adventure with me. I’ve never been happier. I love you"

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