Nottingham Forest’s Serge Aurier played for Spurs three days after brother’s murder to ‘help mother’

Serge Aurier celebrates scoring for Nottingham Forest against Chelsea
Serge Aurier now performs for Nottingham Forest and scored in opposition to Chelsea on New Year’s Day

Nottingham Forest defender Serge Aurier says he played for Tottenham a few times following his brother in 2020 was murdered to aid his grieving mom.

Significantly less than 72 hours later on, Aurier played in a 3-1 get at Newcastle.

“I performed for my mum. She necessary to know existence isn’t going to stop,” he said.

“We lost my brother, who we liked so substantially. But I wished to enjoy this game due to the fact this is my perform, initially of all. Later on, we have our lifetime as a family.”

Aurier joined Villarreal after leaving Spurs in 2021 and returned to the Premier League with Forest past September.

The ex-Paris St-Germain defender, who returns to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for the initial time with Forest on Saturday, stated it was his final decision to participate in and give his mom hope.

“This was a poor moment for me but I am robust,” he added. “I just wanted to demonstrate my mum, ‘Yeah, we lost my brother but you have a different child in this life, and I am going to function tough all over again for you and for the family’.

“It wasn’t a good second for me or for my family but when my mom saw me on the pitch, working and fighting, of course it can not improve just about anything, but she felt, ‘Yeah, I lost my kid but I have yet another a single I can see on Tv, he’ll operate and delight in it’.”

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