Chelsea star Willian has posted a touching tribute on Instagram after his mother tragically passed away.
The Brazilian will miss the Blues’ next match against Leicester, this weekend.
Willian took to social media, where he wrote a heartfelt poem in his native Portuguese, praising her and expressing how much he will miss her.
“Caption: Mother in Heaven is the place where will you now Where do you live left so homesick after that in left ask for asking because I have such certainty is in heaven that you are For close to Jesus Christ certainly is your place. For for you to be holy not need canonize Just be the mother who was to be sanctified. Do not think I’m hurt those punishments me data for between mother and child always all is forgiven. you can believe I’m right for between the punishment and the caring you made me follow certainly a good way. I’m sorry miss this is true but I still conform For we live together For eternity. I still here on earth in his teachings to be faithful to you can as you also have the Kingdom the sky. By then we will meet have given off the land to then participate Da dreamed eternal life. #minhaguerreira #minharainha #teamoeternamente #saudades #luto ????? ❤️? ”
The post received over 90,000 likes in just seven hours with fans sending tributes and messages of condolence in their thousands.
Willian’s former club Corinthians tweeted the player their condolences.
Dona Zeze died of cancer in hospital after a two-year battle.
Willian scored Brazil’s second goal in their 2-0 victory against Venezuela and was clearly emotional.
After scoring, he said: “I am very happy with the goal.
“I also scored against Venezuela in the home match. Today, I was happy to score here.
“The goal today is for my mother, who is in hospital, for my wife, for my daughters and for all the families who cheers for me.”
Dona Zeze battled the debilitating disease for over two years and underwent five operations.
Willian was in Canada, on a stopover flight back to London, when he received the news.
The 28-year-old immediately returned to Brazil.
Just a month ago, Willian had posted an picture on Instagram of himself at his mother’s bedside. See HERE.
So Sad. May her soul rest in peace.
Credits: The SUN UK
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