Last Tuesday, April 27, the brothers Gonzalo and Federico Higuaín received the sad news of the death of their mother, Nancy Zacarías, after a long four-year battle due to cancer, which caused their team, Inter Miami, to send heartfelt words of condolence. For this reason, both players will not be present at this weekend's match, when they visit Nashville SC, for Week 3 of the 2021 season in Major League Soccer (MLS), as reported by the SBI Soccer portal Both are outside the State of Florida.
Although the news has not been officially confirmed by Inter Miami, from the environment of the Higuain brothers it is indicated that they will travel to Argentina to say goodbye to their mother and accompany their relatives in this difficult moment of their lives.
If it is finally confirmed that they left the United States, both the midfielder and the forward must submit to the sanitary protocol imposed by the competition, which implies that they must carry out a two-week quarantine, unless they have traveled on a private flight.
The present of Gonzalo and Federico Higuaín in the MLS
In terms of football, Gonzalo already has two touchdowns this MLS season, while Federico converted the Philadelphia Union for the first time in Inter Miami's triumph, becoming the first pair of brothers in the history of the league to score on the same meeting.