Nightmare over for Luis Diaz and his family: the father of the Colombian forward has finally been released. According to Sky Sports UK, the Colombian National Liberation Army has released the father of Liverpool attacker Luis Diaz, handing him over to members of the Catholic Church and the United Nations last night. This puts an end to the man’s nightmare, which lasted 13 days after being kidnapped by a group of guerrillas in the South American nation.
Luis Diaz’s father, who has not been named, said, “I am grateful to the members of the Catholic Church and the United Nations for their efforts in securing my release. It has been a difficult time, but I am thankful to be safe and reunited with my family.”
The Liverpool Football Club also released a statement, expressing their relief and happiness that Luis Diaz’s father has been safely released. They said, “We are overjoyed to hear that Luis Diaz’s father has been freed and we look forward to welcoming him back home. We have been in close contact with Luis and his family throughout this difficult time, and we will continue to offer our support.”