ITV pundit Nadia Nadim has revealed the heartbreaking reason she left the studio early on Tuesday was because her mother had been Ki**ed in a road accident.
The striker, who plays for Denmark’s national team, has been in covering the .
She was part of the broadcasters panel when Denmark’s drew with Tunisia on Tuesday. However, she had to leave the studio mid-way through the match.
Nadim has now said: ‘Tuesday morning my Mother was Ki**ed by a truck. She was on her way back from the gym.
‘Words can not describe what I’m feeling. I have lost the most important person in my life and it happened so sudden and unexpected.
‘She was only 57. She was a warrior who had fought for every inch of her life. She didn’t give me life once but twice, and everything I/ we are is because of her.
‘I have lost my home and I know nothings gonna ever feel the same. Life is unfair and I don’t understand why her and why this way. I love you and I will see you again.’
She added: ‘Her funeral is gone be soon, (more information to follow)Please come and show her the love , respect and prayers she deserves.’
The footballer has been supported by friends and fans, with Lioness Ella Toone commenting: ‘Thinking of you❤️.’
Footballer Pernille Harder added: ‘Nadi ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️.’
The account for the UEFA Women’s Champions League said: ‘Thinking of you, Nadia. So sorry for your loss 💔.’
Nadim has previously played for Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain.
Days ago, Nadim expressed her excitement for the World Cup.
Sharing photos of the opening ceremony, including Morgan Freeman’s surprise appearance, Nadim wrote: ‘Waaaaaaoow what an incredible opening to the @fifaworldcup in Al Bayt Stadium yesterday.
‘Ive always said that the World Cup is the greatest show on earth, and now it has finally begun #Qatar2022 #FIFAWorldCup.’
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