Vinicius Junior, a Brazilian Real Madrid player, lamented the death of at least ten people in a fire at the training center of his former club, Flamengo, in Rio de Janeiro. «What sad news! Let's pray for everyone! Strength, strength and strength, "Vinicius wrote in his official Twitter account with the icon of a crying face, after learning about the accident in Brazil. Vinicius was trained as a footballer in Flamengo, where he arrived with 10 years and remained for eight seasons until his signing last summer for Real Madrid.
At least ten people have been killed by the fire that struck the football training center of Flamengo in Rio at dawn on Friday. It has spread through the complex where players from the quarry between 14 and 17 years old stay. The fire caused serious damage in a center known as Ninho do Urubu, built in 2014. The firefighters were still working this morning in the area, although the fire has already been controlled and the authorities are investigating its possible causes. The firefighters have confirmed at least ten dead, as well as three injured, one of them serious, according to the newspaper «O Globo». The identity of the victims is unknown and if among them is one of the young players of the Brazilian team.
The headquarters of Flamengo suffered the consequences of the storm that affected from Wednesday night to Rio de Janeiro and left a balance of victims of at least six deaths. The facilities were closed on Thursday due to the havoc suffered in the complex and at dawn on Friday was when the fire happened. The derby between Flamengo and Fluminense scheduled for tomorrow has been suspended.