Atletico Madrid defender Lucas Hernandez spoke about his absentee father in an interview with Le Parisien, saying neither he nor brother Theo, who plays for Real Madrid, had heard from him in 12 years.
“We have not heard from you for 12 or 13 years,” he said to the French newspaper. “Now that I am a father, I am even more aware of what he has done and that he has failed in his role as father.
“If I find him, then we will have a conversation, but what I cannot imagine is that I would give up my son, I would never do it for anything in the world. Even if I have to sleep under a bridge for the happiness of my son then I will do it."