06 December 2016

Chapecoense are Copa Sudamericana winners!

Their opponents suggested it and CONMEBOL accepted to give the Copa Sudamericana title to Chapecoense. The Brazilian club, who lost 19 players in the terrifying airplane crash last Monday, was on the way to play the final with Atletico Nacional from Colombia. For this good gesture Atletico Nacional receive the Centennial CONMEBOL fair play award with 1 million dollars (937.093 euros) prize money, while the champions got million more (1.9 million euros).
Meanwhile help for re-building the club, Chapecoense is receiving from all sides. From next season lots of footballing stars are offering its services. Legendary Brazilian Ronaldinho and Argentinian Juan Roman Riquelme are one of them and the latest is Eidur Gudjohnsen. The Icelandic footballer expressed his solidarity and was looking forward to play with the remarkable 36 year old Brazilian star. 'Out of respect I would play for Chapecoense if they have a place for me! If not just to play with Ronaldinho again' wrote Gudjohnsen on his Twitter account.


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