Liverpool and Brazilian midfielder Fabinho has sadly lost his father to the cold hands of death. The news was released by his wife Rebeca Tavares on her social media handle.

In a statement on her social media handle, Fabinho's wife Tavares broke the news to her followers on the death of her husband's death.

Rounding up her statement, Tavares thank God for her life and insisted that she would give her all to comfort her husband.

Details on Tavares's posts

On her social media handle, she released a picture with the caption stating that her Father-in-law will forever be missed.

Moving on, she stated that she would make sure she gives details on how amazing their Grand Father was to the children.

Jurgen Klopp has his say on the death of Fabinho's father

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp had some things to say after the sudden passing away of Fabinho's father, Joao Roberto.

In his statement, Jurgen Klopp stated that it was an unexpected event to hear about the death of Fabinho's father. Moving on, he stated that Fabinho is keen on keeping the details of his father's death private. While doing all he could to remain calm amidst his worries.

On the other hand, his Liverpool teammates are constantly making it a priority to make sure Fabinho manages the situation to the best of his abilities.

Statements from Liverpool supporters

On hearing the news, Liverpool fans were quick to send their condolences to the grieving midfielder. With many insisting that God would grant the Brazilian the strength to bear the loss.


The passing away of Fabinho's father is yet another disastrous loss to close relatives of footballers and ex-footballers.

A couple of weeks ago, Chelsea legend Micheal Ballack lost his son. Less than five days ago, the death of German legend Gerd Muller was announced. Now Fabinho loses his dad.

It must be distressing news for the family members of these. We can only wish that God grants them the strength to bear the loss.

Article Writer ✏️ Ordu Daniel