The goalkeeper of the Brazilian soccer team aboard a doomed flight to Colombia made a final phone call to his wife before succumbing to his injuries.
Marcos Danilo, 31, was flying with his Chapecoense teammates when their plane went down near the town of La Ceja in Colombia.
According to reports, the devoted husband and dad of one initially survived the crash and was able to call his wife from a hospital bed. But he later died.
The plane, which was en route to Medellin, Colombia, where the Brazilian squad was to play the first
leg of the Copa Sudamericana against Colombian team Atletico Nacional, crashed near the city where they were supposed to land.