Mapi Alayeto has been diagnosed with MS, the world star herself announced the sad news on her Instagram. The post has created many reactions among the players and followers of padel.
On Monday, the padel world was shaken by the sad news that world star Mapi Alayeto has been diagnosed with the muscle disease MS.
”I have been suffering from health problems, and after doing all the tests, it has been confirmed that I have Multiple Sclerosis. It is an unpredictable disease”, Mapi Alayeto writes on Instagram.
Multiple sclerosis, usually abbreviated MS, is a neurological disease that affects the central nervous system, i.e., the brain and spinal cord. In most cases, permanent disability develops over time. There is no cure for the disease, but various medications can help reduce the disease burden.
Several players and others involved in padel have sent their greetings to Mapi Alayeto since the announcement.
The post has 2040 comments, and many padel players have sent Mapi messages of strength.
Maria Pilar "Mapi" Sanchez Alayeto and her twin sister and partner Maria José "Majo" Sanchez Alayeto have been among the world elite for years. However, in the run-up to the WPT Open in Alicante, she was suddenly forced to withdraw for personal reasons, and now comes the sad news that she has been diagnosed with MS.
Some of the comments:
Alejandra Salazar: ”You can take it all, Champion.”
Delfi Brea: ”Strength to the family.”
Seb Nerone (comments the WPT): ”Lots of strength. I wish I have the possibility to broadcast you many more times”.
Pablo Lima: Lots of strength!!! This match we win all together”.