The Emirates FA Cup was as heated as ever, and Newport County AFC lead with an unexpected and astonishing win!
Can you imagine playing such a heated game? Well, what about playing during one of the biggest moments of your life?
Goalkeeper of the winning team was playing this heated game while his partner was in labor… With their twin girls.
Beat Boro in the FA Cup👌
Keep a clean sheet 👊🏻
The reward is @ManCity 🙌
Discover your wife is in labour👶🏻
Get to the hospital sharpish 🏃🏼♂️
Well played Joe Day & @NewportCounty 👏👏👏
— Jake Humphrey (@mrjakehumphrey) February 6, 2019
The second the game was over and they won, Joe Day didn’t hesitate to run off the field to make it to his partner’s side. He didn’t bother celebrating with his teammates, he had much bigger things to worry about!
👶👶 | A huge congratulations to ‘Keeper Joe Day and his wife Lizzie who gave birth to twins Sophia Grace Day and Emelia Lillie Day last night.
— Newport County AFC (@NewportCounty) February 6, 2019
The babies were born happy and healthy to Joe and his wife, Lizzie. They named the sweet girls Sophia Grace Day and Emelia Lillie Day. Everyone is healthy and recovering in the hospital!