- Brazilian defender Alan Ruschel Chapeco Genocide will again play football as soon as possible. Ruschel survived like two teammates the air disaster of almost three weeks ago in Colombia, where a large part of the selection was killed. The 27-year-old defender was allowed to leave the hospital Friday in Colombia and flew back to Brazil.
Ruschel did Saturday his story at the stadium Chapeco Armenian, Arena Conda where two weeks ago, the victims were commemorated during an emotional ceremony. 'I'm going to do everything to be able to play football again,' said the Brazilian, who 'only' suffered a broken spine in the crash.
Ruschel said he had changed during the flight of place. It turned out his salvation.