# Soccer: The Colombian Football Federation has confirmed that the father of Liverpool forward Luis Diaz has been released by kidnappers and is safe. Luís Manuel Diaz was kidnapped by the left-wing guerrillas in the family’s hometown of Barrancas on the 28th of last month. Diaz’s mother was also kidnapped in the incident but she was rescued within hours after police set up roadblocks. The federation says the father was handed over to United Nations and Catholic Church officials by members of the National Liberation Army.
Soccer: Father of Liverpool forward released by kidnappers in Colombia