Deceased Venezuelan footballer given final send-off by grieving teammates (VIDEO)
The video shows teammates of Indriago, who was a youth player on the Venezuelan national futsal team, passing the ball among themselves before playing the ball to the deceased player’s coffin which richoted into the goal.
The video was posted to Facebook by one of the mourners.
Incroyable scène en Amérique Latine : des jeunes rendent hommage à leur ami décédé en lui faisant marquer un dernier but avant l'enterrement 🙏 pic.twitter.com/J45Zbf3d1o— Parlons Football ⭐️⭐️ (@ParlonsFball) July 26, 2018
With a sizeable crowd watching from the sidelines, Indiago’s friends and teammates then converge on the coffin, ‘celebrating’ one last goal, while sounds of sobbing can be heard.
It is a hugely touching video, which demonstrates the powerful camaraderie which is prevalent among sports.