LOOK: James Yap shares first photo of baby son


Posted at Aug 09 2016 05:39 PM

MANILA - Basketball star James Yap has shared the first photo of his baby son, Michael James. 

The Star Hotshots player posted a family photo to his Instagram account, a day after his Italian girlfriend, Michela Cazzola, gave birth. "Thank you Lord that both of them are safe," he wrote as the caption. 


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The photo shows Yap looking on as Cazzola cradles their first child. 

According to ABS-CBN News' Ginger Conejero, Cazzola gave birth at the St. Luke's Medical Center in Taguig Monday evening. 

"Siyempre excited, happy ako kasi maiuuwi ko siya," Yap said when asked about Michael James. "Nakikita ko rin naman 'yung sa iba pero makakasama ko kasi ito, makikita ko ang bawa't galaw." 

Michael James is Yap's third child. He has a son, James "Bimby" Yap Jr., with former wife Kris Aquino and another one with a previous girlfriend. 

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