"The Nova Friburgo sporting community is in mourning," his club said in a press statement. "Friburgense Athletic Club says farewell to a great athlete and human being, loved by every single player, member of the technical staff, director and club official. Our deepest sympathies to the Frizao family and all the family of Bernardo Ribeiro."
Newcastle Jets, his former club also paid tribute to the late footballer. May his soul Rest in Peace.