Flamengo released an official note on Monday to refuse to take part in a tribute to Stuart Angel, son of Zuzu Angel, who was the club's athlete and killed by the dictatorship.
Ancelmo Gois columnist of the newspaper The world, he announced that the rubro-negro would have stamped Stuart's name in a shirt of the club as a way of remembering the military goal in 1969.
Stuart Hildegard Angel, Stuart's sister, even released a picture of her play on her Twitter account. "Flamengo shirt launched in March 31 to celebrate the heroism of its rowing champion Stuart Angel. In addition to his name, he brings the age at which his rush was killed by the Military Union #MengoSempre #StuartVive, "he wrote.
However, Flamengo left responsibility for the law and said “because it is a true Nation, which includes more than 42 million supporters of the beliefs and the most diverse viewpoints, it doesn't stand on political issues. The homage identified in the note was made directly by a group of Club members and supporters, without any contribution from the organization – something which, even statutory, has been banned. "