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Brazil fans vote Chapecoense keeper Player of Year

RIO DE JANEIRO: Chapecoense goalkeeper Danilo, who was killed in the Colombian air crash last month, was posthumously named Brazil's Player of the Year after a vote by fans on Monday. Danilo, whose last gasp save in the semi-final against San Lorenzo helped his side into the Copa Sudamericana final, got 48 per cent of the internet vote. His mother Ilaides Padilha collected the award on his behalf at a ceremony in Rio de Janeiro. "In the name of Chapecoense, I want to thank everyone for their affection and ask for…

Colombia plane crash ran out of fuel: pilot’s final words reveal

LA UNION, COLOMBIA/CHAPECO, BRAZIL: The plane that crashed in Colombia virtually wiping out an entire Brazilian football team was running out of fuel, had no electrical power and was preparing for an emergency landing, according to the pilot's final words. The disaster on Monday night killed 71 people and sent shock waves around the global football world. Only six on board the LAMIA Bolivia charter flight survived, including three of the Chapecoense football squad en route to the biggest game in their history: the Copa…