MILAN – Gennaro Gattuso's sister has died . Francesca, 37, had been hospitalized in intensive care in Varese on February 3 , the evening in which the Napoli coach deserted the post-game match against Sampdoria (won 4-2 by the Azzurri) to reach her and visit her in the hospital .
In the past few hours his condition has worsened.
Gattuso learned the tragic news while he was directing the team's training in Castel Volturno.
On the evening of February 3, on arrival at the hospital, the woman was operated on urgently and hospitalized in intensive care.
Francesca Gattuso lived in Gallarate, where Gennaro Gattuso has long had a commercial activity (a fishmonger).
On social media, as soon as the news was released, many fans of Napoli and other teams expressed their closeness to the Calabrian coach through messages of condolence.
The first Italian club to express solidarity with Gattuso was Verona, with a message published through its Twitter profile.
"Hellas Verona FC expresses the most heartfelt and sincere closeness to Mr. Gennaro Gattuso for the disappearance of his sister Francesca, extending the senses of deepest condolence to family, relatives and friends".
Shortly afterwards the message came from Milan, the team with which Gattuso played and coached.
“Francesca Gattuso has faced the disease with the same charge and the same radiance with which Milanello and Milan lived every day – wrote the Rossoneri club -. Rino, your immense pain and that of your family is also ours. Rest in peace dear Francesca ”. (source IL MORNING)
Source: Blitz Quotidiano