Brazilian model Valentina Boscardin (18) died this week as a result of covid complications.
CNN Portugal writes that Valentina Boscardin had a blood clot and subsequent pneumonia, and that she had been hospitalized in the São Paulo area for several days before she died.
According to online newspapers Globe, which is the largest media group in Brazil, Valentina is said to have died in the morning on Sunday as a result of covid followed by thrombosis (blood clot, journ.anm.).
– The love of my life
– It is with great pain that I say goodbye to the love of my life. Goodbye, Valentina Boscardin Mendes, may God welcome you with open arms, writes mother.
In the post, she has shared a picture of herself and her daughter.
– I’m in bottomless grief. My daughter, I will love you forever, she writes.
According to El Periódico, Marcia Boscardin is said to have said that her daughter did not have any underlying diseases. She is also said to have been vaccinated with two doses of the Pfizer vaccine.
This is also evident from a post that the mother has shared on her Instagram story.
– I want to thank from the bottom of my heart to all family, friends and fans who help me with so many prayers and comforting words, she writes.
Followed in mother’s footsteps
The 18-year-old had a modeling contract with the renowned modeling agency Ford Models, and was in the process of establishing an international career.
Her mother also has a past as a model, including for brands such as Givenchy, Christian Dior, Mosqino, Valentino and Armani.
The model agency has also posted a post on Instagram where they confirm that Boscardin passed away on Sunday 9 January.
– In this moment of grief, we continue in solidarity with Márcia Boscardin and Flávio Mendes, family and friends. Valentina will forever be in our hearts !, writes the model agency.