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Rio and Kate Ferdinand expecting first child together – see their sweet announcement

The couple married in October

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Chloe Best
Chloe BestLifestyle Features Editor
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Congratulations are in order for Kate and Rio Ferdinand, who have announced they are expecting their first child together. The couple shared the news in a sweet Instagram video on Thursday evening, showing how they broke the news to Rio's three children – Lorenz, Tate and Tia.

The family can be seen sat in their dining room looking through old baby photos when the children read out a message telling them Kate is pregnant. They jump to their feet in excitement, but can't quite believe the news.

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"I'm pregnant," Kate said, before revealing her bump and asking: "I am, have you not noticed guys?" Meanwhile, the boys asked: "Are you actually?"

Kate posted the clip on Instagram, adding the caption: "The crazy house is about to get a little bit crazier. Every time I watch this it makes me cry, the best reaction. Baby Ferdy we are all so excited to meet you."

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Rio posted the same clip on his own account, adding: "We got our wish, another Ferdinand en route!! @xkateferdinand I can't wait to go through this whole pregnancy together and then bring our little human into this world. The reaction though."

kate and rio with dog© Photo: Instagram

Rio and Kate married in October

The couple were quickly congratulated by celebrity friends, including Jacqueline Jossa, who commented: "That reaction is EVERYTHING. Congrats!!" Kate's former TOWIE co-star Jess Wright added: "Oh Kate that's so sweet made me well up. Bless you all congratulations." Mrs Hinch commented: "Simply amazing!! Congratulations."

Rio and Kate married in October, and she previously told HELLO! she was looking forward to them having a baby together. "At the moment, we're just enjoying married life and I'm getting back to work and enjoying that. But if we can [have children], at some stage we definitely will. I've enjoyed juggling work with being a stepmum. I just want to be happy, fit and healthy," she said.

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