01/05/2014 04:00 BST | Updated 01/05/2014 04:59 BST

Ayrton Senna Death: Corinthians Players Wear Helmets To Mark Anniversary (VIDEO)

Corinthians players marked the 20th anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death by donning the Brazilian's striking day-glow helmet at Nacional Manaus.

Senna, born in São Paulo, supported the Timão before he died in a crash at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix.

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Corinthians players paid their own unique tribute to Senna on Wednesday night

The gesture by Corinthians' players at the Arena Amazônia - where England will play their opening World Cup game - generated applause from the home supporters.

Brazil dedicated their 1994 World Cup win to Senna.

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Bebeto and Aldair unfurl a flag in tribute to Senna after their World Cup final win in 1994

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