Corinthians pay tribute to F1 legend Senna before match

May 1st, 2014

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It has been 20 years since a tragic accident in the San Marino Gran Prix took the life of Brazilian F1 legend Ayrton Senna. The extraordinarily talented driver was from Sao Paulo and an avid fan of the club.

Although Senna’s career was cut short at just 34 years of age, he was a sporting hero to millions of Brazilians.

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Before their match on Wednesday night, the team walked out of the tunnel carrying replicas of the helmet Senna used to wear. It was a moving tribute to a man who so many in Brazil revere:

The players weren’t the only ones involved in paying their respect to the late Senna. Fans in the stadium created signs and banners for him as well:

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Photographs courtesy of Action Images.

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