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Liverpool star Fabinho left devastated as his father passes away

BREAKING NEWS: Liverpool star Fabinho left devastated as his father passes away with Brazilian midfielder’s wife penning emotional tribute on social media for his ‘smile and passion’

  • Liverpool star Fabinho has been left devastated after his father passed away
  • Fabinho’s wife Rebeca Tavares has taken to social media to share the sad news
  • Tavares thanked God for having the privilege of knowing Fabinho’s father
  • She also said promised to take care of the Liverpool star following the news 

Liverpool star Fabinho has been left devastated after his father passed away, with his wife Rebeca Tavares sharing the news on social media.  

Tavares took to social media on Friday morning to tell her 174,000 followers that Fabinho’s father, Joao Roberto, had passed and to thank God for having the privilege of knowing him. 

Tavares also said that Fabinho’s father would be remembered with a smile on his face before promising to take care of his son. 

Fabinho’s wife shared an image of Fabinho’s dad during a ceremony with the accompanying caption: ‘Father-in-law, you will always be remembered with that smile and passion for the things of the kingdom! 

‘I thank God for the privilege of having known you. Your grandchildren will know the amazing grandfather they had. I love you father-in-law! Ah, I will take good care of your son #RIP’. 

Supporters were quick to send their best wishes to the Liverpool star and his family following the announcement.

One fan wrote: ‘So sorry to hear this. He raised an incredible son so he must have been a wonderful human being. May he Rest In Peace.’

Another added: ‘Sorry to hear. R.I.P to Fabinho’s father. Hope you and Fabinho are able to get through this tough time. We are all here for you guys YNWA.’  

The Brazilian midfielder will most likely miss this weekend’s game against Burnley due to compassionate leave. 

More to follow… 

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