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New dad Liam Payne shares first photo since announcing son’s birth

The singer needed some alone time!

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Liam Payne has posted his first photo since announcing the news of his and Cheryl’s baby two weeks ago.

It appears the former One Direction star took some time off his daddy duties over the weekend, and relaxed by shooting some hoops.

Liam uploaded a black and white snap of himself throwing a basketball into the air, enjoying the sunshine.

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The 23-year-old captioned it with emojis: “🏀🙌🏼”

Many of his fans were quick to comment on the post, urging him to show them a picture of his newborn son’s face.

One said: “Show us your baby’s face!!”

Another user appeared to be shouting, exclaiming: “Where is baby?WHERE IS YOUR LITTLE BABY?!LIAM!”

Of course, fans of Liam and Cheryl are also desperate to find out what their little one is called.

The couple shared announced their son’s arrival just in time for Mother’s Day.

They both uploaded the same adorable photo of Liam cradling the tot.

Girls Aloud star Cheryl told fans: “On Wednesday 22nd March Liam and I became parents to an incredibly beautiful, healthy baby boy, weighing 7lb 9 and looking like a dream.

“Although he still doesn’t have a name he is already stealing hearts. We are all madly in love and overwhelmingly happy with our little arrival.

“Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers around the world. A day that now has a different meaning to me forever.”

Liam also thanked his huge fan base for all the congratulatory messages.

He then posted an hilarious gif of Ross from Friends shouting “NO! No, no!” in reference to when the “fourth nappy happens in 5 minutes”.

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It’s no wonder he needed a break!