Almost two weeks we feared, it is Thursday night officially confirmed: defender Emiliano Sala is to the life in the crash of the plane that he on the 21st of January to Cardiff was on its way. The body from the sunken wreckage recovered was identified as that of Sala.
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Emiliano Sala’s sister posted an emotional message on his photo on Instagram: “Your soul will forever be in my soul to shine, and the rest of my existence relieve. I love you.”
This message on Instagram
Tu alma en mi alma brillará por siempre, iluminando así, el tiempo de mi existira. Te amo tito.
Also from the world of football continued to the responses to pour in. Cardiff City spread a statement in which the club the news of the police reports and her compassion to offer. “We offer our deepest condolences and sympathy to the family of Emiliano. He and David (the still missing pilot, ed.) will always be in our minds.”
Sala and Ibbotson were on Monday, January 21, with z’n twos in the plane that was on its way from France to Cardiff, after the Sala of FC Nantes for 17 million euros, was acquired by Cardiff. The unit disappeared that night of the radar above the Channel. Sunday was the unit on the bottom of the sea localized and Wednesday was the body of Sala salvaged from the wreckage of the plane. The 59-year-old pilot, missing provisional each track.
The French football federation made Friday announced that this weekend all the matches in first and second class preceded by a minute’s applause.
“Rest in peace”
His team-mate Joe Bennett also wrote “Rest in peace” and the president of Sala’s homeland, Argentina, to Mauricio Macri, spoke of the “painful news”: “My heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues from Emiliano Sala at this very difficult time. We are with you.”
A lot of clubs to express in the meantime their sympathy with the relatives of Sala. Among others, Real Madrid let us know “the pain to share with all football fans in the world, especially in Argentina, during these difficult moments”. Anderlecht tweet: “Our thoughts are with the family, friends and team mates of Emiliano Sala. Rest in peace, Emiliano.”
But even some of the big names in football were clearly affected by the news, a summary: