The Story: Former J.Leaguer of Chapecoense dead in plane crash

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On November 28, LaMia Airlines Flight 2933 with 81 passengers crashed in Colombia. In this airplane, the Chapecoense’s players of the Campeonato Brasileiro were on board. They were headed to Medellin in Colombia to participate in the final of Copa Sudamericana. The Chapecoense planned to play with Atletico Nacional on November 30, but there were six survivors of the accident, the other 75 people died.

On the aircraft of LaMia Airlines Flight 2933, Argentina national football team was also riding in November 11. They went to Brazil for the World Cup South America qualifying and was on this plane at that time, with Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero, etc.

The winning team of Copa Sudamericana was scheduled to participate in Copa Suruga Bank at Japan in 2017. Among Chapecoense who died in this plane crash, there were the players who was active in the J-League. So let’s introduce the career of the five players.

First, Cleber Santana Loureiro ‘s biography is that he’s the age of 35, and he was born at Brazil. Cleber became a professional foorball player in 2001 and he was a midfielder. In 2005, he transfered to the Kashiwa Reysol of J-League. Cleber got 10 goals in 36 matches in the Reysol. And he played in the Chapecoense from 2015. The Reysol expressed condolences at the club’s official website in November 30.

Second, Willian Thiego de Jesus ‘s biography is that he’s the age of 30, and he was born at Brazil. Thiego became a professional foorball player in 2006 and he was a defender. In 2010, he transfered of loan deal to the Kyoto Sanga F.C of J-League. Thiego played in 10 matches in the Sanga, and he played in the Chapecoense from 2015. The Sanga will set up a flower arrangement table in front of the clubhouse on December 1 and 2.

Third, Everton Kempes dos Santos Gonçalves ‘s biography is that he’s the age of 34, and he was born at Brazil. Kempes became a professional foorball player in 2004 and he was a forward. In 2012, he transfered of loan deal to the Cerezo Osaka of J-League. Kempes got 9 goals in 34 matches in the Cerezo, and  he transfered to the JEF United Ichihara Chiba on a permanent deal in 2013. Then he bloomed his talent, he got 22 goals in 38 matches in the JEF United in 2013 season. So he got the leading scorers of J2 League. Next year, his stats was 13 goals in 33 matches. Kempes played in the Chapecoense from 2015. The JEF United expressed condolences at the club’s official website and put up a half flag in the practice area in November 30.

Fourth, Arthur Brasiliano Maia ‘s biography is that he’s the age of 24, and he was born at Brazil. Maia became a professional foorball player in 2011 and he was a midfielder. In 2015, he transfered of loan deal to the Kawasaki Frontale of J-League. Maia played in 6 matches in the Frontale, and in the Chapecoense from 2016. The Frontale announced their condolences in November 30.

Fifth, Caio Junior was not a player but a manager. His biography is that he’s the age of 51, and he was born at Brazil. Caio Junior played for a professional foorball player from 1985 to 1999. He became a leader from 2000 in Brazil, and became the manager of Vissel Kobe of J-League in 2009. But the team was in 14th place and he resigned on the way. In 2016, he became a manager of the Chapecoense and died with players in this plane crash. The Vissel expressed condolences at the club’s official website in November 30.

This youtube’s video is the news to convey plane crash. May they rest in peace.

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