Leroy Sane has confirmed that his partner has given birth to a daughter.
The star of Manchester City and Germany left the national team camp on Friday after meeting with coach Joachim Low, with the German Football Association (DFB) citing "personal reasons".
There were initial suggestions for a fight involving Sane, who has struggled to win a place in the city's starting lineup this season despite having shone under Pep Guardiola in 2017-18.
However, it was reported later Sane's girlfriend, Candice Brook, went into labor and the end said that mom and baby are fine.
"Incredibly happy to have informed you about the birth of my daughter last night," he wrote on Saturday. "Mother and son are fine.
" Special thanks to Germany and my trainer Jogi Low for allowing me to leave for the birth of my daughter. Of course I'll keep my fingers crossed for the team tomorrow! "
Sane's daughter has been named Rio Stella, her father Souleymane Sane told Bild.
Germany will face Peru in a friendly match on Sunday.