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tears and grief as fifteen year old Arthur finishes is laid to rest he was one of the ten flamingo soccer players killed in the blaze on Friday which tore through a training center in the outskirts of Rio , then you should have been called up to play for the prestigious under fifteen team in twenty eighteen but now on what should have been his fifteenth birthday his funeral is being held instead which might be much of a lost memory I have of him was out the door to the training center he said I love you and I said I love you too I touched him on the neck and he left all ten of the dead were aged between fourteen and sixteen and either played for the club or we're having trials there on Saturday hundreds of flamingo fans took to the streets to mourn the victims , every kid wants to be a soccer player and to be chosen to play phone of the country's best clubs is a big ana today unfortunately we are here to say goodbye to these very special people but the fatal fire has also revealed the poor conditions many young players face as the chase the dream of becoming professional soccer players although Brazilian clubs are famous for producing some of the world's greatest players they've been criticized for the lack of care and security they provide for their young trainees in the case of Friday's plays the area destroyed by the fire wasn't even supposed to house players according to the Rio de Janeiro mayor's office the land had been registered as a car park instead the city had served flamingo about thirty warning notices and ordered the club to close the dorm in twenty seventeen so it wouldn't say why the city failed to shut down the facility after the notices were ignored