Luis Diaz has been a crucial player for Liverpool in the Premier League. The winger’s pace and intelligent movements combined with his dribbling skills have often helped his team to break through the opponent’s defense while progressing in the final third.
The 26-year-old Colombian international Luis Diaz has often provided the much-needed spark for Liverpool in their matches. The winger has played 58 matches for the Reds since joining the club in January 2022. Diaz has bagged 23 goal contributions at Liverpool till now.
As per the reports, a few days back the Colombian player’s parents were kidnapped in his home country. The player’s parents were kidnapped in the town of Barrancas in Colombia. However, after the local Police authorities got on the case, they managed to get the Winger’s mother rescued. The search for the father of the Liverpool star continued as the Police weren’t able to rescue him.
Luis’ mother was rescued just some hours after the incident by the Police. Reports say that the Police authorities put the roadblocks in the Barrancas town, which helped them in it. Reports say the Colombian government has recently declared that ELN, a criminal armed group, is behind the kidnapping of Diaz’s father Luis Manuel Diaz.
🚨 Colombian government announces that ELN, criminal armed group, are the ones who kidnapped Luis Díaz’s father.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) November 2, 2023
The report further inflicted that there is still not any update regarding the rescue of the player’s father. However, as per another published report, the group that kidnapped the Premier League player’s parents had come out and made a strange promise.
The Colombian rebel group ELN has stated that they would release the player’s father “as soon as possible”. Reports say it has been quoted by a representative from the ELN (National Liberation Army). This was after the Colombian government official’s declaration to the ELN group to immediately release the player’s father.
Luis Diaz’s Premier League Club Liverpool inflicts their wholehearted support for the player
The 26-year-old Colombian international has got wholehearted support from his club Liverpool regarding his recent situation. As per the reports, Liverpool assistant manager Pepijn Lijnders has stated the club’s support for their player in his recent press conference.
Pepijn Lijnders reportedly stated – “he’s (Luis) an incredible player”. Pepijn further expressed – “we really care about him”. He opined that the only important thing for the club is now to try to support the winger “as much as we can”. Pepijn Lijnders expressed that even though things are out of their hands, the club hopes that the authorities succeed in finding the player’s father.
He believed that the club’s hierarchy wishes that everything comes good, and they “pray” for it. The assistant manager said that the Colombian international is “one of” them and the club wants to be certain that they are doing the correct thing for the player. Liverpool fans would hope that their number seven’s father gets rescued safely as soon as possible.