02 Dec '16, 3pm

Colombia crash survivor #HelioNeto will play soccer again, father says

SAO PAULO (REUTERS) - One of the three surviving soccer players pulled from the wreckage of the Colombian air crash that killed 71 people this week is doing well after leg surgery and will play again, his father said. "My son is getting better all the time," Helam Marinho Zampier, father of Chapecoense player Helio Neto, wrote in a Facebook post late on Thursday night. "He has just had surgery on his leg, and doctors affirm he will play football again," the post said. Neto, a 31-year old central defender, was one of just six survivors of the crash, which took place as the plane approached Medellin airport on Monday night. The Chapecoense team was heading to Colombia to take on local club Atletico Nacional in the first leg of the Copa Sudamericana final. Two other players survived, but neither is expected to play again. The news comes ahead of weekend soccer games that will...

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