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Flamengo star Everton Ribeiro pays tribute to the late Sean Connery as he dons a special '007' shirt against Sao Paulo after iconic James Bond actor died aged 90 Tributes have flooded in worldwide for Sean Connery after his death aged 90  Brazilian footballer Everton Ribeiro honoured the iconic James Bond actor The Flamengo star donned a '007' shirt during weekend's match vs Sao Paulo 

By Jonathan Spencer For Mailonline

Published: 12:38 GMT, 3 November 2020 | Updated: 12:38 GMT, 3 November 2020

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Brazilian footballer Everton Ribeiro paid honour to the late Sean Connery over the weekend by donning a special '007' shirt during a Flamengo match.

The great James Bond actor sadly passed away in his sleep at his home in the Bahamas aged 90 following a long illness.

Tributes have flooded in worldwide following Connery's death and Flamengo star Everton decided to pay his respects by wearing a kit number of '007' during the game against Sao Paulo on Sunday.

The '007' shirt worn by Flamengo's Everton Ribeiro against Sao Paulo over the weekend

The '007' shirt worn by Flamengo's Everton Ribeiro against Sao Paulo over the weekend

The Brazilian footballer paid tribute to the iconic James Bond actor following his death

The Brazilian footballer paid tribute to the iconic James Bond actor following his death

Everton, whose usual kit number is seven, donned the shirt throughout the match in Brazil as Sao Paulo ran out emphatic 4-1 winners two days ago.

Prior to the encounter, Flamengo tweeted a picture of the kit, alongside the message: 'To pay tribute to the late actor Sean Connery, midfielder Everton Ribeiro will wear number 007 in tomorrow's league fixture.'

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