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Michael Phelps welcomes second child with wife Nicole Johnson - see first picture!

The couple have welcomed a new addition to their family

Sharnaz Shahid

Congratulations to Michael Phelps and wife Nicole Johnson! The couple have announced the arrival of their second child, a little boy called Beckett Richard Phelps. The 32-year-old professional swimmer took to his Instagram page on Tuesday to share the first picture of his newborn son. "Magical moments yesterday," he captioned the snap. "Nicole and I would like to introduce Beckett Richard Phelps to the world!

Michael Phelps and his wife Nicole Johnson have welcomed another baby

"We had a healthy baby boy and a healthy mama. I truly do feel like the happiest man in the world. Being able to build our family to now 4 (6 with doggies) is so incredible!" He also added the hashtag #familyof4now. His wife also posted a picture, and wrote: "Our family grew by 1 yesterday. Meet Beckett Richard Phelps. I'm surrounded by boys and I couldn't be happier." Michael and Nicole married in secret in June 2016 ahead of the Rio Olympics. They are also proud parents to son Boomer, who turns two in May.

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The couple often take to their social media sites to upload various cute pictures of their son. In 2016, the sports star - who retired as the most decorated Olympian of all time - talked about the idea of giving Boomer a little sister. "We would love a girl," he told People magazine. "Love, love, love a girl. We wanted a boy first, just in case we did have other children, [so] he could be the protector of his younger sibling or siblings." He continued: "So we started off on a perfect note: We got a boy. We got a beautiful, healthy baby boy, and we're looking to continue to grow our family."

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