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Former Middlesbrough coach and family injured in Brazil crash

Leo Percovich Photo: Middlesbrough FC

Middlesbrough's former goalkeeping coach Leo Percovich has been involved in a car accident in Brazil, which has claimed the life of one of his children.

Reports on the website of Fluminense where Leo is currently working as their Under-20s coach, reported that Leo's wife Juliana, suffered a fractured pelvis in the accident, while the couple's other two children are in a critical condition in hospital.

Leo suffered slight injuries in the accident which happened in the early hours of the morning in the Santos Dumont region of Zona da Mata.

Middlesbrough Football Club which posted the news on their website said: "Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Leo".