Brazilian bull rider Fabiano Pinheiro was killed Monday night at a rodeo show in Fátima do Sul after he was thrown off a bull and was kicked on his neck

A bull rider was killed after he was trampled by a bull at a rodeo show in the central-western Brazil city of Fátima do Sul.

Shocking video footage shows Fabiano Pinheiro riding the bull, known as ‘Safra Nova,’ for around 13 seconds before he was thrown off while competing at the Fátima Fest on Monday night.

The 36-year-old was kicked on the neck by the bull’s two hind legs as he fell to the ground but somehow managed to get up on his own.

Three bull riders attempt to fend off ‘Safra Nova’ as Pinheiro to climbed over the gate.

Moments later, the second gate opens as the bull went inside itself.

Brazilian bull rider Fabiano Pinheiro was killed Monday night at a rodeo show in Fátima do Sul after he was thrown off a bull and was kicked on his neck

Brazilian bull rider Fabiano Pinheiro was killed Monday night at a rodeo show in Fátima do Sul after he was thrown off a bull and was kicked on his neck

Fabiano Pinheiro was hit on the neck by the bull's hind legs and was able to walk off on his own at rodeo show in Brazil on Monday night

Fabiano Pinheiro was hit on the neck by the bull’s hind legs and was able to walk off on his own at rodeo show in Brazil on Monday night

Pinheiro was treated on the scene but died before reaching the hospital.

‘He was hit by the bull and was still to walk, but moments later he became ill, was rescue and died on the way to the hospital,’ Mato Grosso do Sul Civil Police chief Cristiano Hein told Brazilian news out G1.

Pinheiro lived in Junqueirópolis, a city in the southeastern state of São Paulo, and had traveled to compete at the Fátima Fest.

He often shared photos of working with animals on a farm and of bull riding competitions he took participated in.

Brazilian bull rider Fabiano Pinheiro died from an injury he suffered after he was thrown off a bull at a competition Monday night in the central-western city of Fátima do sul

Brazilian bull rider Fabiano Pinheiro died from an injury he suffered after he was thrown off a bull at a competition Monday night in the central-western city of Fátima do sul

Fabiano Pinheiro placed third at the bull riding competition on Monday night in Fátima do Sul, Brazil. He died on his way to a local hospital  after he fell off a bull at the rodeo event

Fabiano Pinheiro placed third at the bull riding competition on Monday night in Fátima do Sul, Brazil. He died on his way to a local hospital  after he fell off a bull at the rodeo event 

The Brazilian bull rider was able to walk off on is own and climbed over a gate after he was thrown off a bull and kicked on his neck

The Brazilian bull rider was able to walk off on is own and climbed over a gate after he was thrown off a bull and kicked on his neck

He placed third in the bull riding competition.

Fátima do Sul councilman João Sampati lamented Pinheiro’s death.  

‘We deeply regret the loss of Fabiano Pinheiro Rocha and express our condolences and support to his family and friends,’ Sampati wrote on Facebook. 

‘This is a difficult time for all of us. Our thoughts are with everyone who was impacted by this tragedy at Fátima Fest.’ 

‘He died doing what he loved, just liked that guy who went to climb the highest mountain and ended up having an accident and died,’ a woman wrote on social media, referencing to Brazilian national Marcelo Delvaux, who fell into the crater of Nevado Coropuna – the fourth highest peak – in Peru and was found dead Sunday.

‘Everyone takes responsibility for their actions, there is no one to blame,’ she added.

Pinheiro was laid to rest Wednesday morning.

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