ROME – To the Lunatics tal Diego da Foligno tells his story as a former promise of football:
“I blew my life for cocaine – he says – I am 34 years old and I have been a junkie since I was 16. I am the most difficult junkie to help. A heroin addict knows he is being drugged and will ask for help sooner or later. We cocaine addicts instead think we are not drugged and over time we throw everything up. I was a young promise of football. I started taking drugs in Barcelona: there was an international tournament that involved the best '86 of Italian youth teams ”.
“I was 16 – he continues – and I was a great striker, there were many companies interested in me. I went to Barcelona as a promising footballer and went back to being a drug addict. I have three children, with three different women. The blow that cocaine gives after a while doesn't even like you anymore, it has annihilated me from the world. I went to my father to ask for help, now I'm getting help. Every now and then I fall back on it, I'm sincere. But now, especially for my children, I want to take my life back in hand. I was also a drug dealer, small, stuff of small companies. "
“I have to take back my life – he says – My children are now 11, 7 and 2 years old. I want to stop taking drugs for them. I have to love myself. If you don't love yourself, you can have children, you can see your parents cry, you feel less than zero. But you can't stop. I am a son who made dad cry. I will never forgive this. If there is any guy listening, I want to tell him: do not be curious to find out what a hit of cocaine is, because it is the beginning of the end. You become a monster. An amoeba ".
Source: The Lunatics.
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