Soccer-Player receives death threat ahead of Brazilian Cup tie

By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Fluminense are “taking all the appropriate precautions” to ensure the safety of their squad after one of their players received a death threat ahead of Wednesday night’s Brazilian Cup tie against Palmeiras. A spokesman for the club said the threat to midfielder Vinicius came via a private message on Instagram that told him to think twice before helping Fluminense defend their 2-1 first-leg lead.

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