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Soccer Players Pay Tribute to Formula One Legend Ayrton Senna

Image: Players from Corinthians soccer club wear replicas of the helmet worn by late Formula One driver Ayrton Senna in Manaus
Corinthians players wear replicas of the helmet worn by late Brazilian Formula One driver Ayrton Senna before the start of their Copa do Brasil match against rival club Nacional AM at the Arena Amazonas stadium in Manaus, April 30, 2014. Bruno Kelly / Reuters

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Players from Brazil's Corinthians soccer club paid tribute to legendary Brazilian Formula One driver Ayrton Senna Wednesday night as the entire team lined up before a match wearing replicas of his famous yellow and green racing helmet.

Senna, a lifelong fan of Corinthians, was killed 20 years ago today when he crashed at the San Marino Grand Prix.

Image: Corinthians soccer club fans cheer over a banner of late Formula One driver Senna before a Copa do Brasil soccer match in Manaus
Corinthians fans with a banner depicting Ayrton Senna before the team's Copa do Brasil match against Nacional AM at the Arena Amazonas stadium in Manaus on April 30, 2014.Bruno Kelly / Reuters

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