Congratulations are in order for Greg Rutherford and his girlfriend Susie Verrill! The couple have announced they are expecting a second baby – an older brother to their son Milo, two. Greg, 30, shared a sweet photo on Instagram of himself and Milo touching Susie's baby bump. The Olympic long jumper wrote: "I don't see nothing wrrooonnng, with a little bump and gr... Oh me and @susiejverrill are absolutely thrilled to announce we'll be having our second son in July.
"Milo can't wait to share all the toys he doesn't like/want with his little brother and likes to ask us daily if he's 'got his own tools?' Yes son, like all good newborns, we're expecting him to arrive screwdriver and hammer in hand. #CreatorOfBoys #HELP #HELPME#PLEASEHELPME."
Greg Rutherford and Susie have a two-year-old son Milo
Susie, who proudly showed off her bump in a sports bra and dungarees, also shared the news with a funny video on Instagram. The pregnant mum-of-one revealed that their second baby was conceived while Greg was competing in Strictly Come Dancing last year. "When we worked out dates, it appeared I fell for Greg's charms around the time he was Paso-ing like a masculine bull fighter," she wrote. "Then we found out we were wrong and it turns out I like my other half best when he's clad in a floral Salsa shirt, looking like a camp, ginger hairdresser named Tristan. We don't need to talk about it further, I've made my peace with it."
The couple are expecting a second son in July
She added: "So happy to announce we'll be welcoming another little boy to our gang in July.️ Milo is just going to be such a fantastic big brother; despite telling us he'll share ALL his toys 'but not my digger/fire engine/monster trucks/football/insert everything he owns here' #mymiloandme."
Last summer before the Rio Olympics, Susie revealed that Greg had had his sperm frozen amid fears over the Zika virus. Writing a blog post for Standard Issue, Susie explained her decision to remain in the UK with her son Milo while Greg was away competing in Brazil. "The Zika news has caused no end of concern if we're totally honest," wrote Susie. "We're not ones to worry unnecessarily, but after more than 100 medical experts stressed the Games should be moved to prevent the disease from spreading, this was a huge factor in us choosing to stay put. We've also made the decision to have Greg's sperm frozen. We'd love to have more children and with research in its infancy, I wouldn't want to put myself in a situation which could have been prevented."