Dynamo forward Christian Ramirez left his team at the MLS is Back Tournament in Florida and returned to Houston in time to welcome the birth of his child.
The 29-year-old shared pictures of Nova Reign Ramirez over social media on Sunday.
Ramirez has recorded five goals and an assist in 12 matches over two seasons with the Dynamo, who will be without his services on Monday when they face Los Angeles FC in the opener of Group F play of the World Cup-style tournament.
Ramirez, a native of Southern California, has collected 32 goals and eight assists in 86 career MLS games with Minnesota United (2017-18), LAFC (2018-19) and the Dynamo.
--Field Level Media