Luis Diaz’s dad watched his son rating twice for Colombia towards Brazil (Picture: Twitter)Luis Diaz scored twice as Colombia shocked Brazil 2-1 in a World Cup qualifier, days after his father was launched by kidnappers.
The Liverpool ahead netted twice in 4 minutes late within the second half, watched by his father Luiz Manuel Diaz who was held for 12 days by his captives.
Wearing a Colombia jersey and a necklace, Diaz Snr collapsed, overcome with emotion and needed to be propped up by the followers round him within the stands of the Metropolitano Stadium and wept subsequent to his spouse, Cilenis Marulanda, as he celebrated.
Luis Manuel Diaz was held for practically two weeks in a mountainous area by the ELN guerrilla group and was lastly reunited along with his household on Tuesday.
Arsenal’s Gabriel Martinelli had put Brazil in entrance after simply 4 minutes.
Luis Diaz scored twice in Colombia’s historic win towards Brazil (Picture: Getty)
Luis Diaz scored twice towards his Liverpool teammate and Brazil goalkeeper Alisson Becker (Picture: ESPN)
Luis Diaz and Colombia had been in a position to have fun their first win over Brazil in eight years (Picture: Getty)Colombia’s first win over Brazil for eight years lifts them into third within the South American qualifying desk with Brazil, who suffered a second successive defeat within the competitors, all the way down to fifth.
‘I thank God,’ stated the Liverpool star after the sport. ‘He makes all of it attainable. We have at all times lived robust moments, however life makes you sturdy and courageous.
‘So is soccer and so is life,’ Luis Díaz stated after the match. “We deserved this victory.’
Diaz was embraced by his Liverpool teammate and Brazi; goalkeeper Alisson after the match who delighted for his pal, regardless of his personal facet’s defeat.
‘He is a pal, he suffered lots as of late,’ stated Brazil’s No.1. ‘This is past soccer, he deserves it.’
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