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Tech Innovate Gadget Mission: Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Members of Brazilian football team on board Story highlights Brazilian club had been set to play cup final in Colombia before deadly crash Chapecoense "was South America's Cinderella," sports journalist says.
The plane carrying the Brazilian team to the biggest game in its history was en route Monday night from Bolivia to Colombia when it crashed in Rionegro, near Medellin, killing 71 people.
Six people survived the crash, according to authorities. Chapecoense defender Alan Luciano Ruschel was among the survivors.
Chapecoense defender Alan Luciano Ruschel was among the survivors in the plane crash. They told me they were going in search of the dream, to make this dream a reality.
Chapecoense was supposed to play the first leg of its Copa Sudamericana final Wednesday against Colombia's Atletico Nacional from Medellin before its plane went down.
Football tributes to Chapecoense. Football tributes to Chapecoense The Copa Sudamericana, the second-biggest intercontinental club competition in South America and the equivalent to Europe's Europa League, had provided the backdrop to Chapecoense's remarkable story.
The club, from Chapeco in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, was formed in the s and played in the country's fourth tier as recently as Chapecoense President Ivan Tozzo revealed that the Brazilian FA had asked for the club to play their final league game of the campaign in part by drawing on their Unders side to fill out the roster.
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