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Brazil to play in charity match

March 13, 2013
By ESPN staff
Brazil are to play a friendly against Bolivia in which all proceeds will be donated to the family of a 14-year-old boy who was killed by a flare during a recent Copa Libertadores game.

The incident took place during Corinthians' 1-1 draw with San Jose at the Bolivian side's Jesus Bermudez stadium in Oruro on February 20.

Kevin Beltran Espada, a young San Jose supporter, was hit in the eye and later died in hospital due to head injuries. A 17-year-old Corinthians fan has since ...

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