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The president of Chapecoense dies from COVID-19


“#Totally dismayed and with our hearts taken by sadness and disbelief”announced the #Chapecoense the death of its president in a statement in which he attributed to #Magro the current comeback of the club both on and off the field.

“#With his courage, aptitude and wisdom, he allowed the white and green team to return to walk the victorious path”, according to the set of #Chapeco, who expressed his gratitude “to the man who entered our history and in it became eternal by rebuilding it again”.

The accident that decimated the #Chapecoense occurred on #November 28, 2016 when the plane in which the team was traveling to #Medellín to play the final of the #South #American #Cup, it crashed 17 kilometers from reaching the airport in the #Colombian city.

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#In tragedy they died 71 of the 77 people who were in the aircraft of the #Bolivian airline #Lamia, among them players, members of the board of directors and the coaching staff, as well as a score of journalists who accompanied the club in its first final in an international tournament.

#After the event, the #Chapecoense #It was declared champion of the 2016 #South #American #Cup and debuted in the #Copa #Libertadores de #América (maximum continental tournament) in 2018.

The team, which until 2006 played in the #Brazil fourth division, spent six years in the league’s first division, before his first relegation, in #December of last year.

The covid #It also caused the death this month of former footballer and coach #René #Weber, who commanded the #Brazilian U-20 team and this year was #Botafogo’s technical assistant, and #Marcelo #Veiga, coach of the modest #Sao #Bernardo club and who was the strategist who led the most times. to the #Bragantino.

#Among the personalities still active in soccer who have died in #Brazil #Victims of the pandemic highlights the masseur #Jorge #Luiz #Domingos ‘#Jorginho’, who for almost four decades worked with #Flamengo, the #Brazilian champion and #Libertadores in 2019 and who was also a masseur for the #Brazilian team that won the 2002 #World #Cup.

#Also, #José #Raymundo, who was the club’s doctor, died #Brazil of #Pelotas; #Marcos #Bosin, former vice president of the #Guild; #Sebastiao #José da #Silva, youth divisions coach responsible for discovering gems like forward #Richarlison; and #André #Karnikowski, former president and doctor of the #Brusque club.

#Brazil #It is one of the global epicenters of the pandemic and the second country with the most deaths from covid-19 in the world, with almost 194,000 deaths, and the third with the most infections, with more than 7.6 million confirmed cases.

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