David Silva says taking his son onto the pitch on the Etihad earlier than Manchester Metropolis’s 6-1 win over Huddersfield final Sunday was ‘one of the best second of my life’.
The Spaniard’s son, Mateo, was born extraordinarily untimely in December final 12 months and remained in hospital for 5 months.
And having lately revealed he was getting ‘stronger and stronger’, he was delighted that he may lastly take him to observe him play.
David Silva says taking his son onto the Etihad pitch was one of the best second of his life
The 32-year-old, who hinted on Friday that his taking part in days might be coming to an finish, paraded his younger son in entrance of the house followers and topped the event with a aim from a free-kick.
‘It was very particular [having Mateo at the Huddersfield game]; one of the best second of my life,’ Silva instructed
‘When all of it occurred, I used to be solely occupied with every little thing going properly and I wanted I may have him at some point with me on the stadium, and it lastly occurred.’
He reserved particular reward for his ‘superb’ supervisor Pep Guardiola, who allowed him to play as and when he may.
Mateo was born prematurely final December and needed to keep in hospital for 5 months
The 32-year-old has hinted that his taking part in profession may quickly be coming to an finish
‘With every little thing that occurred to me, he gave me a number of freedom, so I will at all times be grateful to him.’
However he hinted, having retired from Spain obligation this summer time, that his taking part in profession may observe.
He added: ‘I’ve two extra years on my contract right here. I really feel nice right here.
‘I need to keep till the top of my contract after which I will see how I really feel bodily and mentally to hold on.’