We love you Xana! Football world mourns with Enrique over passing of daughter

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Enrique with Xana during his Managerial spell at Barcelona. Photo Credit: Twitter (presider_)

Former Spain international Luis Enrique broke the sad news of the passing of his 9 year-old daughter, Xana, on Thursday and the entire football world rallied in a show of support to the 49 year-old and his family.

Enrique revealed Xana battled with bone cancer. In June, He quit his role as Spain national team Manager to be with his daughter during that time.

 

Xana died five months after being diagnosed with the condition.

 

 

Among those to reach out to the former footballer are Manchester United, AC Milan, his former players and teammates including Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Rivaldo.

 

 

Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, also paid tribute to the late Xana.

 

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