Alonso “Monito” Vidal the name of the eldest son of Mariette Matus and Arturo Vidal, The couple who managed to stay married for more than 10 years and who toured a large part of Europe as a result of the footballer’s work.
The eldest son of a late marriage attracted the attention of the press and social networks as a result of his striking and outgoing personality, which also inspired him to open a YouTube channel.
On the said video platform, he identified himself as “Monkey” Vidal and uploaded content from his daily life, as well as playing video games such as Fortnite among others.
His channel has over 300,000 subscribers, for which he has not uploaded a video for two years, and which earned him the Copihue de Oro for Best YouTuber in 2018, beating out renowned exponents such as Fabio Torres, Polo Castillo, Fritanga .
“Monito” Vidal and diabetes
Despite his young age—he is currently 13 years old—the little boy has had some complicated moments, especially in his childhood, due to the type 1 diabetes he suffers from.
When he was 1 year and 9 months old, “Monito” was diagnosed with this autoimmune disease, in a surprise visit to the clinic, which led Arturo to travel from Germany to Chile in an emergency to monitor his health status. Had to do, reports Media Blessed Football.
At that time, an insulin pump was installed on it, which serves to compensate for the decrease in the production of this hormone in the human body.
As a family, they became active for the inclusion of this treatment in the Ricarte Soto law, achieving that in 2017 it was added to said legal body, guaranteeing its access to Chilean families.
New look of “Monito” Vidal
For years, “Monito” grew his hair long, cutting his hair only on the sides of his head. However, in 2022, he decided to leave that look behind, moving towards a more “youthful” look.
The little boy decided to radically cut his hair, keeping his hair in the “disgraced” style that has become very popular in recent years.
“Monito” Vidal looks like this today
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