Catania striker Takayuki Morimoto is relieved that his family are OK after the earthquake in Japan.
The quake, which measured 8.5 in magnitude, triggered a massive tsunami 250 miles north-east of Tokyo.
Speaking to Sky Italia, Morimoto said: "Luckily nothing has happened to my house. Everyone is fine. They felt the shock, but there is no damage.
"We live three hours away from the epicentre by car. I am very happy that my parents are OK."
Morimoto is due to face Sampdoria in Sicily on Sunday afternoon.
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