Laureus have recognised Chapecoense's success in rebuilding after the majority of their first-team squad were killed in an air disaster.
The president of Chapecoense, Plinio David de Nes Filho, has expressed grief on behalf of the club after Monday's devastating plane crash.
Chapecoense On November 28, 2016 a plane carrying Brazilian team Chapecoense crashed, killing 71 of the 77 passengers on board. Today, they're fifth in Brazil's Serie A after five games of the new season. FFT talks to those attempting to heal the club and local community
Ronaldinho The brother and agent of Ronaldinho has claimed the two-time World Player of the Year could play for Chapecoense.
Alan Ruschel Chapecoense will pay tribute to the 71 people killed in last year's tragic plane crash in a pre-season friendly against Barcelona on Monday.
Ronaldinho A Brazil side formed of domestic-based players will take on Colombia to raise funds for Chapecoense in January.
Hélio Zampier Neto A survivor of the plane crash which killed 71 people, defender Neto is eyeing a return for Chapecoense.
Cruzeiro Defending champions Cruzeiro opened a three-point lead atop the table as the chasing pack stumbled in Brazil's Serie A over the weekend.
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