Gonzalo Higuain’s mother is reportedly very ill, which was the reason the striker flew home to Argentina this week, according to CNN Radio Argentina.
The Juventus hitman, along with Rodrigo Bentancur, left Turin to fly back to South America several days ago, with reports at first believing the pair had ‘escaped’ Italy in the midst of the Coronavirus.
This turned out to be false, and indeed the pair got permission from the club to fly home.
Now CNN Radio Argentina suggests that Higuain’s mother is in very poor health, and this is the reason the 32-year-old flew home.
Higuain had tested negative twice for any symptoms of the Coronavirus.
It’s unknown if Higuain’s mother is suffering from the disease, or if she already had a serious condition previously.
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