Tributes for Chapecoense across Brazil

The final day of the Brazilian football season was played on Sunday, with Chapecoense and Colombian flags flown before a match in Belo Horizonte to pay tribute to those killed in a plane crash carrying the team to Colombia for the Copa Sudamericana first-leg final.

The final round of the Brasileirao was postponed from last Sunday after a LaMia airplane carrying most of Chapecoense's players, as well as journalists covering the game and others, crashed near Medellin, killing almost everyone onboard.

In stadiums across Brazil, spectators held pictures of the players killed and sang Chapecoense's songs, while teams wore uniforms bearing Chapecoense's badge.

The match scheduled between Chapecoense and Atletico Mineiro in Chapeco was not played, with neither team being awarded any points for the match.

Players including former Barcelona stars Ronaldinho and Juan Roman Riquelme have volunteered to play for free for Chapecoense.

However, pundits say that it will take time to rebuild the club, who rose from the lower leagues to the top of Brazilian football.

Chapecoense were traveling to play the first leg of the South American club championship final against Atletico Nacional when the Avro RJ85 aircraft they were aboard ran out of fuel as it approached the airport on November 28.

On a leaked tape, pilot Miguel Quiroga can be heard reporting a "total electric failure" and "lack of fuel" just before the crash.

Prosecutors in Bolivia have detained two people amid investigations into the crash, one an owner of the charter company that operated the plane and the other a former aviation official. Both deny any wrongdoing.

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