Ayrton Senna: Tribute paid by Corinthians as players wear helmets

It is 20 years to the day since the F1 driver's fateful crash

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Corinthians have paid a touching tribute to Ayrton Senna to mark the 20th anniversary of the F1 driver's death.

The Brazilian football team, beloved by the three-time World Champion, donned crash helmets as they lined up before their match against Paulista.

The helmets were the same bright yellow and green worn by Senna.

Today marks 20 years since Senna's fateful crash at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix.

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Tributes will also be paid at Imola, the Italian track at which he died, with the circuit being opened up to the public until Sunday.