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Diaz was told about his parents being kidnapped on Saturday evening, less than 24 hours before Liverpool's 3-0 win against Nottingham Forest at Anfield.
His mother, Cilenis Marulanda, has since been freed from the kidnappers, but the whereabouts of his father, Luis Manuel, remain unknown.
Diaz shared a post on Instagram of a planned march in Colombia, featuring a photo of Luis Manuel.
The post invited the ‘whole community’ and urged them to ‘bring your candle to light the light of hope, with the image ending with the urge to the captors to ‘free him now’.
Liverpool star Luis Diaz encouraged supporters to attend a march to call for his father's release
The march took place in their hometown of Barrancas with supporters holding white balloons
Footage of the march in their hometown of Barrancas showed supporters carrying white balloons and chanting for the release of Diaz’s father.
Police have been carrying out patrols across the Perija mountain range in search of Diaz's father, amid concerns he may have been smuggled over Colombia's border into Venezuela.
Colombia's national police director Gen William Salamanca joined the search on