The Ecuadorian soccer player Enner Valencia, recently linked to Fenerbahce, from Turkey, this Saturday thanked the government of Quito for the rescue alive of his sister Elsy, kidnapped for several days in a northwestern region of the South American country.
«Thank you very much Mr. President for the openness you had with me and my family. Direct communication with you and your team was important to us. Thanks again to the gentlemen of the Police and the Unase«, The footballer wrote today on his Twitter account.
The Ecuadorian President, Lenín Moreno, highlighted in the same account the work of the Anti-kidnapping Unit (Join) the Police, who found Elsy valencia in a jungle area, alone and without her captors who had fled.
«Impeccable task! Elsy Valencia, sister of @ EnnerValencia14, he is already safe and with his loved ones«Said the president last night, after highlighting the police work and that of his Minister of Government (Interior), María Paula Romo.
Thank you very much mr. President for the openness he had with me and my family. Direct communication with you and your team was important to us. Thanks again to the gentlemen of the Police and JOIN. ???? https://t.co/HhWA7E0tAH
– EnnerValencia (@ EnnerValencia14) August 29, 2020
« Thank you for restoring peace, joy and hope to your family! » Added the president about the rescue work of the sister of the Ecuadorian international.
This was the rescue of Enner Valencia’s sister
In images released by the Police, about the rescue operation, a group of armed agents is observed in a jungle area of the country that bursts into where a precarious tent is found, from where Valencia’s sister leaves.
« Thank you », « help me », « take me » were the words of the woman who burst into tears at the time of the rescue, before the hugs of several agents who gave her encouragement and who sent a message to the footballer from the same place.
« Enner, for you, » said one of the officers after his sister’s rescue.
The player, after the message, released an emotional letter of thanks.
«I have no words to express what I feel today. One of the happiest days of my life. A day full of mixed emotions and feelings. It only remains for me to thank everyone who in some way or another showed us their unconditional love and support, ”wrote Valencia.
«Today I realize the affection of my peopleMany times you have a blood family but you also have a heart family. Thank you my God for giving me back my little sister, « added the footballer.
For the moment, the authorities have not given more details about the kidnapping or the possible authors of the crime.