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Mother of lacking rugby ace Levi Davis suggests her son was depressed when he vanished two weeks back

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Lacking rugby participant and X Factor star Levi Davis was depressed with ‘deep issues’ right before he went lacking two weeks in the past, his mom has discovered.

Julie Davis told MailOnline that Levi was also thinking about quitting rugby following suffering an Anterior Cruciate Ligament injury, leaving him with no a club and demanding surgery.

He experienced also spoken to her about finical challenges and complained about his therapy by the rugby entire world, boasting that he experienced experienced racism all through his job.

Levi, 24 who came fifth on X Component: Superstar in 2019, was very last seen at The Previous Irish Pub in Barcelona on October 29. He was captured on CCTV leaving the location.

Prior to that he experienced been being with a good friend in Ibiza but suddenly instructed him that he was likely to see some buddies in the Catalan city and still left without his belongings.

Ms Davis mentioned: ‘There have been a lot of issues going on for Levi not long ago which he shared with me. I assume it was a construct up of these factors which at some point just blew his intellect.

‘Rugby has not been the best at wanting soon after Levi and he’s suffered a ton of racial prejudice. He did not have a club and was also just lately possessing dollars anxieties. At the similar time there was some very deep emotional stuff all around relationships that I simply cannot genuinely go into.’

She additional: ‘It appears as if every thing just received much too substantially for him and it’s led to Levi heading missing. He’s experienced mental difficulties in the previous but it appears as if this time he’s not been able to tackle them.’

His distraught mom was speaking moments soon after being knowledgeable of two possible sightings of Levi about the weekend. One was of him on a beach front in Sitges, just outdoors Barcelona when the other was of him sitting in the doorway of a store in the town.

Ms Davis stated: ‘A Spanish girl observed him on the seaside in Sitges and seen him soon after looking at all the media publicity about his disappearance. She explained he appeared homeless and dishevelled and when she tried using to discuss to him, he ignored her and walked away.

‘In the other sighting he was sitting down in a doorway in Barcelona. The sightings are a little bit of favourable information at a difficult time for the family.

Just before going missing, Levi had been being with his near friend Richard Squire, who lives in Ibiza and informed him that he was heading to see some pals in Barcelona.

This CCTV nevertheless from the pub Mr Davis was in prior to he vanished reveals the rugby and X Variable star leaving the drinking spot

Rugby player Levi Davis is missing after not being seen for more than a week. His last known whereabouts were at The Old Irish pub in Barcelona on October 29

Rugby player Levi Davis is missing soon after not currently being found for more than a 7 days. His previous identified whereabouts ended up at The Aged Irish pub in Barcelona on Oct 29

The 24-year-old winger starred on X Factor: Celebrity in 2019 and E4's Celebs Go Dating in 2020. His close friend Richard Squire, who lives in Ibiza, said Mr Davis told him he was going to see some mates and got a boat to Barcelona

The 24-12 months-aged winger starred on X Factor: Celebrity in 2019 and E4’s Celebs Go Relationship in 2020. His close pal Richard Squire, who life in Ibiza, mentioned Mr Davis instructed him he was going to see some mates and acquired a boat to Barcelona

Fellow rugby star Thom Evans gave an emotional plea for information about the disappearance of his friend

Fellow rugby star Thom Evans gave an psychological plea for information and facts about the disappearance of his good friend

Levi, who introduced he was bisexual in 2020, is said to have still left the island on a boat without the need of garments or funds, carrying just a tiny black backpack.

Ms Davis, 51 unveiled that she and her eldest son Nathan, 34 are because of to fly to Barcelona later on this 7 days to support with the look for.

She extra: ‘We’re likely to do every little thing we can to find him and carry residence so that he can get the help he demands.

‘He is aware of that we like him and will be there for him.’

Mr Davis, who appeared on E4’s Celebs Go Relationship in 2020, was aspect of singing team connect with Try Star on ITV’s X Aspect alongside fellow rugby stars Ben Foden and Thom Evans.

Ms Davis exposed that prior to likely lacking, Levi had told her that he was looking at quitting rugby to aim on his new music.

She additional: ‘He explained that he even now enjoys the sport but wasn’t guaranteed if he had a long run in it. Which is significant daily life decisions, almost everything was up in the air for him but I believe he’d had ample of English rugby.’

‘He introduced out of the blue that he was likely to satisfy mates in Barcelona,’ friend Richard Squire told The Sunshine. ‘But he failed to say who they have been and we have not heard from him since I obtained a video from the Irish pub on October 29.’

He additional that there’s been ‘no term from him since’ and absolutely everyone is receiving ‘increasingly worried’.

England rugby stars Freddie Burns and Tom Varndell have posted on social media urging any one who has observed him to get in get in touch with.

Composing on Twitter, Varndell stated: ‘If everyone has witnessed or heard from Levi Davis in the last two months could you make sure you fall me a message asap. Quite a few thanks.’

Leicester Tigers player Burns shared Varndell’s attractiveness, adding: ‘Please share. Praying Levi is identified harmless and well’.

Former England rugby star Tom Varndell has urged anybody who has seen missing rugby player Levi Davis to make contact

Former England rugby star Tom Varndell has urged any person who has viewed missing rugby player Levi Davis to make speak to

The winger, 24, starred in a singing group on X Factor: Celebrity in 2019 and took part in E4's Celebs Go Dating in 2020

The winger, 24, starred in a singing group on X Issue: Celeb in 2019 and took component in E4’s Celebs Go Dating in 2020

Davis, who appeared on E4’s Celebs Go Relationship in 2020, was part of singing group connect with Consider Star on ITV’s X Variable along with fellow rugby stars Ben Foden and Thom Evans.

Evans gave an emotional plea for details about Davis’s disappearance.

He shared a missing poster of Davis and wrote on Instagram: ‘I’m extremely worried about the whereabouts of my close friend.

‘If any one is aware everything remember to get hold of the details underneath.’

His former club, Bath Rugby, issued an enchantment for information and facts about the whereabouts of the athlete.

The rugby player’s ‘worried’ spouse and children have also noted him as a lacking person to local police in Spain.

His mom Julie Davis instructed The Sun: ‘Levi’s relatives and I are quite nervous about him and determined to know that he is Ok.

‘Levi make sure you get in contact with us or if any individual understands nearly anything please call us.

He was last spotted in The Old Irish pub off La Rambla in Barcelona, Spain, on October 29

He was last spotted in The Previous Irish pub off La Rambla in Barcelona, Spain, on Oct 29 

Davis starred alongside fellow rugby stars Thom Evans (left, next to Dermot O'Leary) and Ben Foden in a singing group called Try Star

Davis starred together with fellow rugby stars Thom Evans (remaining, future to Dermot O’Leary) and Ben Foden in a singing group termed Consider Star

‘Nobody has read from him considering the fact that October 29 when he was last regarded to be in The Previous Irish Pub in Barcelona.’

Mr Davis commenced his rugby job at Bath in 2017 and now performs for Worthing Raiders in the Nationwide League 2 South.

He scored the to start with consider of the time in 2019-2020 just before getting moved on mortgage to Ealing Rugby. He afterwards still left the club.

In 2020 he became the initial skilled rugby participant to arrive out as bisexual in an interview with the Mail on Sunday.

He said he advised his teammates about his sexuality by means of a team information on WhatsApp.

A Foreign Office spokesperson reported: ‘We are offering consular aid to the family members of a British person who has been reported lacking in Spain.’

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