The 49-year-old launched a press release on Twitter Thursday night confirming Xana’s demise and thanking hospital workers for his or her care over an “intense 5 months.”
The Spaniard, who stepped down from his position as Spain’s nationwide boss in June to spend time together with his household, thanked those that despatched good needs however requested for “discretion and understanding.”
“We need to present our condolences to household and buddies, becoming a member of us all right now to their ache,” it tweeted.
A bunch of Enrique’s former gamers additionally paid their respects to younger Xana, amongst them Barcelona celebrity Lionel Messi.
“We’re with you, all of the power of the world,” the Argentine wrote on Twitter.
In the meantime, Spain and Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea mentioned he was “speechless,” whereas Enrique’s former membership Barcelona provided “condolences and all our sympathy.”
Tennis legend Rafael Nadal additionally despatched his condolence to the household. Nadal’s uncle Miguel Ángel Nadal is a former Barcelona and nationwide teammate of Enrique.
“I’m very unhappy and I can’t think about the ache of the household. An enormous hug to Luis Enrique and the entire household from a distance. A number of power and braveness in these laborious instances,” he tweeted.
A bunch of golf equipment, together with Manchester United, additionally paid their respects.
Enrique loved a profitable enjoying profession, representing Spain on 62 events. He additionally received three Spanish La Liga titles, as soon as with Actual Madrid and twice with rivals Barcelona.
He continued such success as a coach, profitable the Champions League throughout his time on the Nou Camp, along with two home titles and three Copa del Rey trophies.