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Brazilian Free Fire Pro, Thiago Henriques Passes Away in A Car Accident

Shounak Sengupta
2nd Apr, 2020

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21-year old Free Fire professional, Thiago Henriques passed away in a car accident as was announced by his organization, Vivo Keyd. The incident took place in the morning of 1st of April. Thiago was one of the region’s top Free Fire players and played in many top flight tournaments during his short but memorable playing career.


In 2019, the player was signed to God squad, where he helped his team reach 4th place in the Free Fire Pro League. More recently, the player and his new team, Vivo Keyd were participating in the Brazilian Free Fire League 2020 and finished in 2nd place, behind Team Liquid. 


In the announcement of his death, his organization, Vivo Keyd appreciated Thiago for his talent, dedication and effort while other organizations, players and community members also expressed their condolences. The loss of the young player is a reminder of how precious life can be and we at AFK Gaming offer our sincere condolences to the player’s family and friends. 


The story first appeared on Dot Esports.

  

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