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Brazil: 21-year-old player murdered in cold blood

There is shock and consternation in Brazil. Felipe Diogo, a 21-year-old striker, was coldly murdered. The Sao Bernardo FC player, who was returning from vacation, was brutally shot dead by a gunman on a street in his hometown of Ribeirao Preto, reports the French website Footmercato.

His club, which plays in Brazil’s third division, paid tribute. “Sao Bernardo Football Club regrets the news of the death of our athlete Felipe Diogo Bernardes Ferreira, known as Felipe Diogo. May God comfort the heart of his family at this time of profound sadness,” the Auriverde outfit posted on social networks. The local police have opened an investigation into the motive for his murder.

L’article est apparu en premier sur Sport News Africa.


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