One year after losing 19 of its players in a plane crash that killed 71 people, Brazilian club Chapecoense clinched qualification to the Copa Libertadores—the South American Champions League—with a last-second stoppage time winner scored by Túlio de Melo.
Brazilian soccer club Chapecoense is playing its first game today—a friendly against Palmeiras—since the majority of the team was killed in a plane crash last November. With a rebuilt roster of 22 new players, most on loan from other clubs, Chapecoense took the field for the first time after a short ceremony to honor…
It is appearing increasingly likely that the plane crash in Colombia that killed 71 of its 77 passengers, including most of the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, happened because of an act of negligence. Supporting this growing realization is the fact that the CEO of the airline was arrested last night.
The Copa Sudamericana final was supposed to be tonight in Medellin, but the game was called off shortly after Brazilian club Chapecoense’s flight went down outside the city. Since the crash, the soccer world has offered tributes to the club, with their fellow Brazilian first division sides even offering to loan them…
Following the tragic plane crash Monday night that took the lives of a majority of players from Brazilian first-division soccer team Chapecoense, EA offers FIFA 17 players a means to show their support via a free in-game badge and kit.
Brazilian first division club Chapecoense was flying to Medellin last night when their plane went down outside the city, killing 71 of the 77 passengers. The club was flying to Medellin to play Atletico Nacional in the Copa Sudamericana final.
An airplane on which the Brazilian first-division soccer team Chapecoense was flying crashed near the end of its flight from Bolivia to Colombia last night, reportedly killing nearly everyone onboard in one of the worst air disasters in sports history.