Flamengo has fired coach Vitor Pereira after the loss in the Rio de Janeiro state championship final against archrival Fluminense.
Former Real Madrid Marcelo has signed a two-year contract with his former club Fluminense to return to the Brazilian league after 17 years.
Brazilian football never does things the easy way, and the outcome of Rio state championship between Fluminense met Flamengo was no different.
One image from last Sunday's Rio de Janeiro derby between Fluminense and Flamengo went viral in Brazil, but it did not come from the pitch.
A supporter died following violence before Botafogo's meeting with Flamengo in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.