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Fiancee mourns Chapecoense star

Updated 2302 GMT (0702 HKT) December 4, 2016
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Amanda Machado was due to marry Chapecoense footballer Dener Assuncao Braz on Friday. He was among 19 players who died in the Colombia plane crash. Don Riddell
Dener's coffin was displayed in the chapel of rest before his cremation.
Dener and Amanda with their two-year-old son Bernardo. Courtesy Amanda Machado
Amanda has the ring and keepsakes as a constant reminder of her fiancee so tragically killed. Don Riddell
Proud parents with two-year-old son Bernardo. Courtesy Amanda Machado
Bernardo is the spitting image of his father, says Amanda. Courtesy Amanda Machado
Dener was coming into his peak as a player with strong performances for his club in domestic and regional competitions. NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images