Funeral held for Flamengo player Arthur killed by fire

10 February 2019

Family and friends laid to rest the body of Flamengo soccer player Arthur Vinicius who was one of 10 youths killed in a deadly fire that tore through the team's training centre on Friday. The wake and funeral were held in his hometown of Volta Redonda on Saturday. Arthur Vinicius played defender and had been called up to Brazil's under-15 team in 2018.

the club said the blaze was started in an air conditioning unit following an electricity spike. Three teenagers were taken to hospital with injuries, one of them in serious condition.