Elton Jantjies excited about becoming a dad
Elton Jantjies (Twitter)
Johannesburg- Rugby star Elton Jantjies is overjoyed with the new addition to his family.
On Thursday morning Elton's management revealed that the rugby player and his girlfriend, Iva Ristic welcomed their bundle of joy into the world in September.
But they've managed to keep him all to themselves until now.
Little EJ has spent the last month and a half with his mom, who is Greek in her home country, while Elton was in Japan. Elton, Eva and lil EJ will return to SA in January.
"It was truly one of the happiest days of my life," Elton was quoted in the statement.
Here's the full statement and a cute snap of EJ:
#EXCLUSIVEANNOUNCEMENT We are beyond proud to be the first to exclusively announce that Rugby Player, @eltonjantjies has welcomed his own Baby Bok into this world. Elton Jantjies has now added the most important role to his resume, daddy! Elton and his girlfriend, Iva Ristic, welcomed little EJ into the world on 25th September, via ceasarian. “It was truly one of the happiest days of my life”, Elton said. Iva, who is of Greek decent, had the baby in Greece whilst Elton fulfils his rugby duties in Japan. Iva and baby EJ, who is a month and a half old now, are currently in Japan spending time with Elton, before they all return to South African in January. Only time will tell if little EJ will adopt his daddy’s rugby genes. Get your copy of @youmagazinesa on shelves tomorrow for the first exclusive interview. CONGRATULATIONS!!! #Client #EltonJantjies #ARSports #Announcement #Baby #Congrats #Fatherhood #InTouchSports #BabyNews