Andy van der Meijde emotional reunion daughters
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Andy van der Meijde has his daughters Purple and Isabella for the first time in years seen. The ex-footballer was emotional at the reunion. “I am a stranger to them.”
Van der Meijde says in Private about the first meeting with his two eldest daughters, that he got with his ex-wife Diana.
“When they for me were at the meeting, I wanted them to hug. That they wanted to prefer not to. That is their good right, for I am error. That is hard for a father, but I understand it completely. I am a stranger to them. I got a hand and there I was just all very happy.”
In 2006, he der Meijde of Diana, who, with their daughters in Italy remained living while the ex-footballer for Liverpool moved. Since then, he has his daughters are not seen, but talked on the phone.
“For a child is not to understand if their father put them in the let. They see friends who were fine with their father. I have that deprived, that I realize all too well. When I saw them, to come running, and pushed that even deeper to me,” said Van der Meijde.
Don’t let go
The former player is planning his oldest daughters never to leave. “I should be there for them, that they are at school can say that they are a father. This is all good. Actually I want to them every month a time, in Italy or in the Netherlands.”
Van der Meijde is the father of five daughters. Next to Isabella and Purple, he is also the father of daughter Dolce, who he got with the English Lisa. With Melisa van der Meijde, he has daughters Lily-Fay and Roxy.