Julian Edelman wishes his daughter a happy first birthday

Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman shared a heartwarming photo of him embracing his daughter, Lily Rose, in honor of her first birthday on Thursday. The 31-year-old wrote on Instagram: “Happy 1st Birthday to my little baby girl. I want you to stay this big 😉 stop growing so fast!”

Happy 1st Birthday to my little baby girl. I want you to stay this big 😉 stop growing so fast! #dadalovesyou

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Edelman welcomed his first child, Lily, on November 30, 2016 with Swedish model Ella Rose. According the TMZ, the pair reportedly had a casual fling for about two years but are not currently in a romantic relationship.

Welcome to the world my little Lily ? Born 11/30/16 at 1:11pm 8lbs 5oz

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