WATCH: Brazilian club Chapecoense scores first goal since tragic plane crash

For the first time since a horrific plane crash in December, Brazilian team Chapecoense has scored.

The Brazilian club, which lost most of its players and many club officials in the wreck that claimed 71 lives, played Palmeiras in a friendly on Saturday, with Grolli scoring to make it 1-1. Here is the moment:

Absolutely beautiful. The Copa Sudamericana champs give their fans another reason to smile as they fight to try and recover from what happened.

Hopefully this will help in the healing process as the club, filled with new players, aims to carry on the legacy of those players who perished so unexpectedly.

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