A goalkeeper, who is one of three Chapecoense players to have survived the Colombian plane crash, has had his leg amputated in surgery.
Brazilian player Jakson Follman was on board the doomed LaMia Airlines Flight on Monday when it smashed into the Andes Mountains.
It is believed that the aircraft had ‘total electrical failure’ and was out of fuel.
The 24-year-old, who formally played for URT, was only signed by Chapecoense in May.
He survived the tragedy alongside defenders Alan Ruschel and Helio Neto, who both suffered severe injuries to the head, spine and lungs.
Two crew members, Ximena Suarez and Erwin Tumiri, and journalist, Rafael Valmorbida also survived.
Fellow goalkeeper Danilo Padilha was pulled from the wreckage alive – however died on his way to hospital.
A total of 71 out of 77 people of board died when the charter plane crashed.
Paulo Follmann, the father of Jakson, said that his son is ‘a miracle of God’.
He said: ‘The chances of surviving an airplane crash are practically zero.
‘That my son is one of the survivors is a miracle of God.
‘We have not spoken to him or received any other information regarding how serious his condition is. That is making us feel anguished.’
The 24-year-old remains in the intensive care unit, however is said to now be in a stable condition.