Brazilian and international football is in shock upstairs fire in storklubben Flamengo, who on Friday morning claimed ten lives and wounded an additional four.
All ten of the dead were young football players who lived on the Flamengos academy in the western part of Rio de Janeiro, and they were all asleep early Friday morning when fire broke out.
It has immediately got a number of of the greatest dignitaries in the brazilian and international football to send their condolences and thoughts to the families, survivors and employees in Flamengo.
- Great sadness, my condolences and sincere feelings to all of the survivors and the red-and-black family. Terrible tragedy, writes aaron brown, who in his career autumn played a single season in storklubben.
Uma tristeza muito grande, meus pêsames e sinceros sentimentos a todos familiares e a nação rubro-negra. Terrível tragédia!!! pic.twitter.com/ociPSpWvVd— Ronaldinho Gaúcho (@10Ronaldinho) February 8, 2019
- My day began down the news of the fire in the træningsanlægget at Flamengo - a place where young people follow their dreams. It is a very sad day for brazilian football, writes Pelé.
Meu dia começou com as notícias sobre o incêndio no CT do @Flamengo - um lugar evil jovens perseguem seus sonhos. É um dia muito triste para o futebol brasileiro. https://t.co/yQ3XmyxehS— Pelé (@Pele) February 8, 2019
Where Pelé in virtually all of his career was performing for the rivals from Santos down in Sao Paulo, played his sequel and perhaps the second biggest star in brazilian football ever, Zico, in the very Loveliest in the majority of his career.
And the now 65-year-old legend is appalled at the fire, he says on Instagram.
- The tragedy in Flamengo. Which shock to receive the news here on the other side of the earth. That it was fatal. May god comfort the families who have lost their children, grandchildren, brothers, nephews and relatives. Boys who dreamt of a future in their lives and without a doubt would help their families, he writes, among other things.
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Que tragédia essa com a base do Flamengo. Que choque receber essa noticia aqui do outro lado do mundo. Que tenha sido uma fatalidade. Que Deus confortel romar os familiares que perderam seus filhos, netos, irmãos, sobrinhos, enfim, brackets. Meninos que sonhavam com um futuro em suas vidas e muitos sem duvida em ajudarem suas familias. Que se apure tudo pois uma tragédia dessas nao pode passar em branco. Vidas se foram. Que a Nação Rubro-negra tenha força e fé para superar interest momento.
Neymar is different to short and write two words: Meus sentimentos - my thoughts followed by a picture with the words 'O Flamengo está de luto' - are in mourning.
Meus sentimentos pic.twitter.com/ncT15ws4Tm— Neymar Jr (@neymarjr) February 8, 2019
And it is just a few. Numerous stars and clubs to honour the dead and sending thoughts and prayers to the bereaved.
the TV station could be late Friday put the name of the ten players that died in the fire.
A single had been 16, the other was either 14 or 15 years old.
It is not yet concluded, how the fire started.
Ronaldinho are among the stars who have expressed sorrow over the tragic fire. Photo: AP
Intl. football - 8. feb. 2019 - at. 11:25 Team in the flames - at least ten killed