Diego Maradona Junior (34) writes in an emotional put up on Instagram how a lot his father meant to him.
Diego Maradona’s eldest son, Diego Maradona Junior, couldn’t even attend the funeral of the soccer icon after being contaminated with the coronavirus earlier in November, in keeping with Swedish
The son has as a substitute been at dwelling in Naples, and on Friday afternoon he despatched a remaining greeting to his father.
– How pleased I used to be for you. You can’t think about it, simply being subsequent to you made me really feel unbeatable. As I’ll miss the hugs, once more you can’t even think about it, and as I’ll miss sitting with you and watching a match with our pricey Naples, writes Maradona Junior.
– And my youngsters, how will they handle with out such a loving grandfather. I promise that they may at all times be in your aspect and at all times defend you, he writes additional.
– The captain of my coronary heart won’t ever die, for I’ll love you to my final breath. Await me and discover me when my time comes, for I’ve at all times wished you by my aspect, since a son subsequent to my father just isn’t afraid of something. Have a very good journey, the 10-er in my coronary heart. I like you.
Diego Maradona Junior was born in 1986, the son of Cristiana Sinagra and Diego Maradona. He has for a few years performed soccer for groups a bit of additional down within the Italian league system, and signed up for a match on the U17 nationwide staff to Italy again in 2001.
Maradona didn’t acknowledge paternity till 2007 and he solely publicly acknowledged paternity in 2016, in keeping with Aftonbladet. Maradona mentioned on the time “I like him very a lot and he’s very very similar to me”.
In an Instagram put up revealed in reference to Maradona’s sixtieth birthday on October 30, the son was conscious that he had forgiven his father.
– You typically ask me if I’ve forgiven you. How can I not do this if you with a squeeze handle to place an finish to a lot struggling. I’d forgive you a thousand extra instances, and are you aware why? As a result of our kids have their very own superhero and you’ve got at all times been mine, the son wrote on the time.
He additional wrote that he wished he could possibly be with him, and wished him extra pleasure, love and that he ought to at all times be pleased.
Shortly afterwards, Maradona underwent surgical procedure for a mind haemorrhage, earlier than he died on Wednesday after a cardiac arrest.