The former Portuguese soccer player and his family are in mourning due to the death of Maria Joana Caeiro, this Monday.

In recent months, Luis Figo has been traveling from Madrid, where he lives with his wife and his daughters, to Lisbon, where his mother, Maria Joana Caeiro, was suffering from a disease for which she has been admitted to Hospital da Luz, in Lisbon

According to the Portuguese magazine Caras, the mother of the former Real Madrid and FC Barcelona footballer, among others, died this Monday, February 15, in the Intensive Care Unit of the Portuguese hospital due to a degenerative disease that he suffered.

In addition, from Nova Gente they assure that Maria Joana Caeiro had worsened in recent days, finding herself “in a vegetative state” while undergoing “permanent hemodialysis”. And this, added to the complications due to her age, has caused her death.

Figo has been with her at all times

Despite being living in another country due to the need to attend to her two businesses (Damash and Dream Football), her only son, Luis Figo, has been one of the people who have been with her at all times before it occurs. this sad denouement.

“Maria Joana was bedridden and always accompanied by medical personnel. The problem of Figo’s mother has nothing to do with the COVID-19 pandemic ”, revealed the newspaper, TV7 Dias.

Sporting Lisbon offers its condolences

Sporting Lisbon was another of the teams in which the Portuguese star played, and he also wanted to offer condolences to Figo and his family: “ Sporting Club de Lisboa expresses its regret over the death of Maria Joana Figo, mother of the former footballer green and white Luis Figo. To his family and friends, especially Luis Figo, the club offers its deepest condolences ”.


Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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