Another construction worker dies at World Cup stadium

A construction worker has died in an accident outside the World Cup stadium in the Brazilian jungle city of Manaus where England will play their opening group match against Italy.

He is the third worker to die in or near the stadium in Manaus.

Fifa's general secretary tweeted:


FIFA deeply regret the death of the worker who was disassembling a crane used in the construction of the roof of the Arena Amazonia. 1/2


With great sadness we send our sincere condolences to the family, on behalf of both FIFA and the Local Organising Committee tonight. (2/2)

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