'A new Barca fan is born': FC Barcelona welcomes Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt's baby

Ranbir Kapoor is an ardent FC Barcelona fan


A day after Bollywood stars Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor announced the name of their baby daughter and shared a picture which had a mini jersey of the Football Club Barcelona with 'Raha' written on the back, the club congratulated the couple and said "A new Barça fan is born."

Ranbir Kapoor is an ardent FC Barcelona fan.

"Congratulations, @aliaa08 & Ranbir Kapoor!! A new Barça fan is born 👶. We can’t wait to meet you all in Barcelona," FC Barcelona said in a tweet.

Alia Bhatt, who gave birth to a baby girl on November 6, in an Instagram post on Wednesday announced that they are calling their newborn daughter Raha.

"The name Raha (chosen by her wise and wonderful Dadi) has so many beautiful meanings..." she said in the post.

"Raha, in its purest form means divine path in Swahili she is Joy. In Sanskrit, Raha is a clan. In Bangla - rest, comfort, relief. In Arabic peace, it also means happiness, freedom & bliss. And true to her name, from the first moment we held her - we felt it ALL! Thank you Raha, for bringing our family to life, it feels as though our lives have only just begun," the actor wrote.