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Liverpool: Luis Diaz – ’I urge you to launch my father proper now’ | Soccer

Luis Diaz is embraced by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp after the Luton draw (Picture: Getty)

Luis Diaz says his dramatic objective for Liverpool in opposition to Luton City was ‘for the liberty of my father and all of the kidnapped in my nation’.

The winger was named in a matchday squad for the primary time since his dad and mom have been kidnapped in his native Columbia final weekend, along with his father nonetheless being held captive.

His return proved important for the Reds as he scored a stoppage time equaliser to salvage a degree for his aspect after Tahith Chong had given the Premier League minows a shock lead at Kenilworth Highway.

As he celebrated, Diaz lifted up his shirt to disclose a message on his undershirt that learn: ‘Freedom for my father’.

Publish-match, the 26-year-old posted the next, emotional assertion on Instagram:

‘Right here’s not the participant talking. Immediately’s Lucho Díaz, the son of Luís Manuel Díaz. Mane, my dad, exhausting working man, household pillar… he’s now kidnapped.

‘I ask ELN to launch my father as quickly as attainable. I additionally ask the worldwide associations to work on that to be able to assure his freedom.

‘Each second, each minute we’re extra fearful. We’ve no phrases to explain our household’s horrible emotions, and it is going to be the identical so long as he’s not again at house.

‘I urge you to launch my father proper now, respecting his integrity. I need to thank to all Colombians and in addition the worldwide group to your assist.’

Extra to comply with…

MORE : Jurgen Klopp speaks out on Luis Diaz’s ’emotional’ return to Liverpool crew in opposition to Luton

MORE : What Spurs chairman Daniel Levy advised Mauricio Pochettino when he turned Chelsea boss

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