With the tragedy of Chapecoense still in recent memory, Palmas FR, according to a statement released to various media outlets which 'CNN Brasil' backed up, saw their president and 4 footballers sadly pass away in a similar event.
Sona Calcio have signed the Brazilian Maicon, 39. He starts a new adventure in Italian football although this time in the 4th tier. But the most curious thing about his signing to this club is the welcome he got at training.
Football is mourning the death of Paolo Rossi, the prolific striker whose goals led the Azzurri to World Cup glory in 1982. Here are the stand-out moments from the career of one of Italy's greatest players, who has died at the age of 64:
The Brazilian full-back, who for a time played for Inter Milan and was considered the best in the world, is considering returning to Italy to play for Sona in the Serie D.
Sad day for Italian football. The young Andrea Rinaldi, who is just 19 years old, has passed away from a brain aneurysm, which he suffered while training at home.
Gabriele Gravina, the Italian FA president, mentioned the possibility of Serie A and the rest of the division being played in September and October if needed. He did so in an interview for 'Domenica Sportiva'. For now, the plan is to resume on 17th May.
Former Italian international striker and AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi has taken charge of Venezia in the third division, the club said on Tuesday.