World football governing body FIFA, Brazilian President Michael Temer and football fans have paid tribute to members of Brazilian football team Chapecoense and others killed in a plane crash on Tuesday.
A plane flying the football team, its officials and journalists to Colombia for a football match crashed in a mountainous region, killing 76 of 81 people on board.
The tragedy has left the football world in shock with thousands of fans sending their condolences to the families and relatives of the victims.
FIFA’s thoughts are with the victims, their families, fans of Chapecoense & media organisations in Brazil on this tragic day. #ForçaChape pic.twitter.com/plDFRYqteo
— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) November 29, 2016
Thoughts are with @ChapecoenseReal right now .. stay strong, the football family is with you https://t.co/116H61U993
— Mikel John Obi (@mikel_john_obi) November 29, 2016
Sad Day76 Killed Plane Crash #Colombia With #Brazilian Team https://t.co/eNQg4WXu8q #ColombiaCrash #Brazil #CopaSudamericana #Football pic.twitter.com/4hz0C8wABi
— Aga’s Son (@enderkolcan) November 29, 2016
Plane carrying Brazillian football team crashed!
RIP all those who lost their lives#planecrash #football #BREAKING #Brazil #Chapecoense
— Vimlesh Kumar.R (@vimleshk659) November 29, 2016
Praying for the families of the Brothers of Brazil’s soccer team that were killed in that plane crash.
— sheldon brown (@Browntykilla) November 29, 2016
Still can’t believe about the news of plane crash in #Colombia
My deepest grief on the #brazil football team
— Faran Khalid (@FrankDuce12) November 29, 2016
A sad week for Brazil;couthinho get injured, neymar get accident, dani Alves get broken leg, now a whole football team have a plane crash
— Sammie Neshuku® (@SammieNeshuku) November 29, 2016
May God heal all affected by this tragedy #PrayForChapecoense https://t.co/LJcqyOSLq3
— Lene/NOTMYPRESIDENT (@PatsGirl86) November 29, 2016
R.I.P all those players who perished with Brazil team Chapecoense following the plane crash in Colombia
Thoughts are with you.
— ⚽️UNITED-ROAD⚽️ (@DaysUnited) November 29, 2016
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