Son Emilio Ballack died a year ago († 18) |
Papa Michael: “My beloved angel…”
A pain that is unimaginable. Words from a father that bring tears…
Exactly one year ago, the world collapsed for football legend Michael Ballack (45) and his ex-wife Simone (46). They lost their son Emilio on August 5, who succumbed to his injuries at just 18 after a tragic quad bike accident in Portugal.
“Of course I’m sad when I think of my son,” Simone Ballack told BILD in April. “I have to try to come to terms with it slowly, but it keeps coming up. I will carry it with me for the rest of my life.”
Dedicated on the first anniversary of Emilio’s death Michael Ballack on his Instagram page the following words to his son:
“My beloved angel, I remember your laughter, your happiness and your joy 🌹🌹. I remember your light With much love and many emotions I will pray for your soul today so that it rests in peace 🙏🏻🙏🏻 . I will also pray for your brothers 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻. With all my love ❤️. I hold you tight in my heart.”
Simone and Michael Ballack were in a relationship for 14 years and were married for four years. The couple have three sons. In addition to dad Michael and mother Simone, Louis (20) and Jordi (17) also mourn Emilio.