Robbie Savage tweets his heartache as 'idol' dad dies

.

Robbie Savage tweets his heartache as 'idol' dad dies

Taking the Twitter route to express his feelings of despair and devastation at the death of his ‘idol’ dad, Robbie Savage - former footballer from Wales - paid tribute to the “brave” factory manager, saying that his father was his hero and his best friend.

The star footballer’s father - Colin Savage, 64 – passed away at Wrexham's Maelor Hospital where he was undergoing treatment for a rare form of Alzheimer's disease called Pick’s disease.

Saying that his father was a “great man” and that the family was always by his side while he battled with the disease “for too long,” Robbie said that his father fought the disease bravely and did not complain even once.

In his Twitter post, 37-year-old Robbie – the ex-Leicester, Blackburn and Birmingham midfielder - expressed his heartache at the demise of his father, and acknowledging the extremely important role he played in shaping his life, said: “Without my dad who is my hero I wouldn’t have been able to achieve what I did!”

Further adding he loved hid dad “so so much” and was going to miss him immensely, Robbie put in a request for others to express their love to their fathers, saying: “If you’re with your dad now give him a kiss and tell him you love him, because they won’t be here forever.”


Latest News

Apple sued by iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners affected by ‘Touch Disease’ prob
Apple Watch 2 expected to come with some noteworthy new features
Facebook’s ‘Trending’ section is getting a makeover
Google adds two popular games -- Solitaire and Tic-tac-toe -- to Search
HP Inc. posts better than expected financial results for its fiscal Q3
Tesla announces new Model S and X versions with upgraded battery, super fast acc
Google announces the launch of Android 7.0 ‘Nougat’
Lyft seeking $9B buyout, Uber not willing to pay more than $2B
Recode: Lyft had recently sought $9B in buyout offer
Uber signs $300M deal with Volvo; acquires startup Otto
Instagram introduces new ‘Event Channel’ feature
Ford plans to build a fleet of fully autonomous vehicle by 2021