Former Marseille striker Fernandao has been killed in a helicopter crash, Brazilian club Internacional have announced.
The 36-year-old was travelling with four other people, all of whom were killed when the helicopter came down en route to Goiania after taking off from his home in the city of Aruana.
Goiania-born Fernandao began his career with local club Goias before signing for Marseille in 2001.
After a loan stint at French rivals Toulouse, he returned to Brazil in 2004 to play for Internacional...
SUNDERLAND, England -- Argentina striker Ignacio Scocco has completed his move to Sunderland from Brazilian club Internacional.
The 28-year-old Scocco has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal with Sunderland, becoming Uruguayan manager Gus Poyet's fourth capture in the January transfer window.
Scocco tweeted a picture of himself signing the deal, saying "A new challenge, new objectives...Thanks for all the support."
Un nuevo desafío, nuevos objetivos...gracias a todos por...
Internacional are not planning to sell Leandro Damiao until after next year's World Cup.
Tottenham have reportedly had a long-term interest in Damiao, 23, while more recently Southampton and Napoli are believed to have made enquiries about the striker.
However, Internacional president Luis Cesar Souto de Moura, who has seen his club have a bid for Nilmar rejected by Al-Rayyan, is confident...
Internacional have rejected an €18 million offer from Napoli for in-demand Leandro Damiao, reiterating that the Brazil international is not for sale.
Premier League side Tottenham have appeared to come closest to securing a deal for the 23-year-old, but Internacional are adamant they will be able to keep hold of the striker.
Damiao, who was ruled out of Brazil's Confederations Cup winning campaign...