Liam Payne thanks fans for support after the birth of his son

Liam Payne thanked fans for their “love and supportive messages” days after he and Cheryl Cole welcomed a new baby boy.

“Thank you to everyone for the love and supportive messages for myself and @CherylOfficial,” Payne tweeted on Monday. “It really means a lot.”

Payne and Cole’s son was born Wednesday, and the couple announced the news to their fans on Saturday.

The baby boy has not been named yet.