Soccer fans pay tribute on Facebook to Brazil's top team involved in plane crash


Fans of Brazil’s top football club Chapecoense are flooding the team’s Facebook page with tributes and prayers for the players who were involved in a plane crash in Cerro Gordo, Colombia. 

The plane, which was carrying 81 people including 22 players from the team, lost contact with ground controllers around midnight and reportedly attempted a forced landing. 

Airport authorities state 72 passengers from Chapecoense football team and 9 crew onboard #LMI2933

— Flightradar24 (@flightradar24) November 29, 2016

Chapecoense was due to play in the final of the Copa Sudamericana, against Medellin team Atletico Nacional. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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