Chelsea’s Willian has the death of his mother who lost her battle with cancer after surgery and chemotherapy treatments failed.
The current Chelsea player of the year, revealed the death of his mother of Facebook.
The 28-year-old revealed that his mother was suffering from the illness back in September and that she was receiving treatment in his native Brazil.
He has returned to London and is in contention to face Leicester City on Saturday after playing and scoring in Brazil’s 2-0 win over Venezuela on Sunday.
Willian posted a poem to his social media accounts to commemorate his mother and confirmed that he is in a period of mourning.