Wednesday December 20 2017
Corradi's son seriously ill

Former Chievo, Inter, Valencia and Manchester City striker Bernardo Corradi revealed his eight-year-old son is seriously ill.

The Italy international retired in December 2012 after a brief spell in MLS with Montreal Impact.

His wife, actress and television personality Elena Santarelli, confirmed the heart-breaking news via a Facebook post.

“On November 30, it was as if I and my husband received a punch in the stomach without warning, a punch so strong that it takes your breath away and chills you to the bone in an instant.”

Their eight-year-old son Giacomo is suffering from a serious illness and she thanked the staff at the specialist children’s hospital in Rome where he is receiving treatment.

The couple also have a young daughter, Greta.

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