MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Elian Gonzalez, whose custody case when he was a boy sparked diplomatic tensions between the US and Cuba, will soon be a father.
The big announcement was made in light of Father’s Day on Gonzalez’s Facebook page.READ MORE: Stamkos, Kucherov Lead Lightning Past Panthers 5-1 In Game 3
The 26-year-old said his own father, Juan Miguel Gonzalez, who took him back to Cuba from the US was his inspiration to become a dad.READ MORE: Alcantara Shuts Down Braves With Six-Hitter
In his post, Gonzalez said he hopes to take on the role of father quote “half as well” as his own did.MORE NEWS: Border Patrol Intercepts Total Of 16 Cuban Migrants In Separate Incidents Sunday
Gonzalez said he and his fiancée were expecting to have a baby girl later this summer.