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Canelo and the heartbreaking story that could end his kidnapping at the age of five

Lto life of Canelo Alvarez is well known by millions of his followers, but there are episodes in the life of the boxer that are not in the public d


Lto life of Canelo Alvarez is well known by millions of his followers, but there are episodes in the life of the boxer that are not in the public domain, but here we tell you a sad chapter of the Mexican multi-champion, and that is that when he was five years old he was about to be kidnapped.

It was a woman who tried to kidnap the Cinnamonbut that was just an anecdote and today Salt It’s one of the best boxers in mexico in the history.

Canelo and the revelation of his almost kidnapping in an interview

It was in an interview with the journalist Graham Bensinger in April 2022 when Canelo gave some details that surprised the whole world. It was when he was five years old in his native Guadalajara and it happened while he was helping his dad work to sell the popsicles he made.

“A lady tried to rob me when I was 5 years old; she wanted to grab me and take me with her. When I was almost arriving (to the paletera), my brother comes out and I tell him: ‘this lady is following me’, and he tells me ‘Run! ‘”.

Canelo’s hard confession and the most difficult moment of his childhood

“I ran and fell because there were a lot of people. (The lady) grabs my foot, my brother wants to take it away and bites my brother. She got to the ice cream vendor where my dad was and I told him: ‘Dad! They want to rob me!’ They had to speak to the police because she said that I was her son, that it had been stolen from her in the United States… My father had to go testify and argue that I was her son “

Why did they want to kidnap Canelo as a child?

The reason for this traumatic event was that the lady confused Cinnamon with his son, who had been stolen in the United States as he argued. Even Santos Alvarezfather of the Mexican boxer, had to go to the police to make a statement so that the situation could be clarified.

In the chat with the same journalist, lvarez spoke about the event: “I gave interviews and nothing was ever known”. The Aztec did not want to notify the police authorities to prevent them from being accomplices, despite being immersed in the preparation of a fight. Gennady Golovkin and Rocky Fielding They were his rivals.

His brother knows that he was kidnapped

Unfortunately, the tapato did live in his flesh what is the kidnapping of a member of his family. One of his brothers was kidnapped in 2018 and he assured that he himself had to negotiate with the kidnappers for the ransom to be carried out.