Liverpool star’s parents land in Britain after kidnap ordeal

His father, Luis Manuel Diaz, was held captive by a Colombian guerrilla group for 12 days until his release last week.

The star’s mother, Cilenis, ­was also taken by the National Liberation Army on October 28 but was rescued hours later.

They, along with the 26-year-old winger’s wider family, arrived at Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport on a private jet paid for by the club yesterday morning.

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Diaz was reunited with his ­parents when he returned to Colombia for international duty earlier this week.

The pair were in the crowd to see their son score both goals in an emotional 2-1 victory at home to Brazil on Thursday. It is understood that following the game Liverpool FC hired the private jet for security reasons and to help manage the family’s trauma.

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Diaz will rejoin his family in the city when he returns from international duty after their match in Paraguay on Tuesday.

He will be on a flight with Liverpool’s other South American players Alisson Becker, Alexis MacAllister and Darwin Nunez.

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