Vialli and the battle against cancer: “I locked myself in the bathroom so as not to see me cry”

LONDON (ENGLAND) – Gianluca Vialli returned to talk about his battle against cancer during an interview with the Times.

The declarations of the former striker of Sampdoria are reported by in an article signed by Simona Marchetti.

"Physically I am well and I am regaining my muscles," the 55-year-old former champion of Sampdoria, who lost almost 16 kg because of the disease, told the Times.

But I'm still very scared and worried.

Whenever I wake up or go to bed with a bit of a stomach ache or headache or with some fever, I immediately think "oh my God, he's back".

I think it will take a long time before I can get rid of this feeling.

Because you are fragile and you cannot know it until a few years go by without problems.

My daughters helped me by drawing my eyebrows and I asked my wife for advice on the tricks to use.

We laughed, you have to laugh, you need to find the funny side, if you can – continued Vialli – but there were days when I locked myself in the bathroom so as not to see me cry.

Nobody wants such a thing – the former Italian national team concluded in the interview, also taken up by the Sun -.

But when it happens, you have to see it as an opportunity to get to know yourself better, to understand how you have been, how you are and how you will be.

I discovered meditation, which I did not know, and I wish I had started practicing it when I was playing or, better yet, when I was training. "

Source: Blitz Quotidiano

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