Former Brazilian Soccer Player Beheaded, Wife Finds Severed Head on Doorstep


This is another very disturbing story to come out of Brazil. Former professional soccer player Joao Rodrigo Silva Santos was apparently kidnapped Monday outside his health food store in Rio de Janiero. The next day his wife woke up to find his severed head on her doorstep via the Daily Mail.

Making it all the more horrifying are the gory details, that state his eyes and tongue had been cut out.

"Neighbors living close to the crime scene reported hearing a woman screaming: ‘My God, it’s Joao! It’s Joao’s head.’"


Santos, 35, played professional in his native country as well as stints in Sweden and Honduras.

Earlier this year there was a story that involved fans beheading and quartering a referee at regional village game.