Late Argentine Football Player, Emiliano Sala is to get buried today in his hometown, Progreso, Buenos Aires.
The body of the former football player was flown into Argentina yesterday and was driven to Buenos Aires ahead of the wake and funeral service to be held today.
Emiliano Sala's body arrive home town in Argentina pic.twitter.com/L8FW3i02v3
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Sala was flying to his new club, Cardiff City after signing from former club in France, Nantes on January 21 when his plane disappeared over the English Channel.
A rigorous search was launched to find the plane and the plane’s wreckage was discovered on the 3rd of February at the bottom of the channel, about 63m below sea level. Sala’s body was then recovered from the plane 3 days later. Sala was 28 years old.
Several members of his former club, Nantes are billed to attend the funeral as well as Cardiff City manager, Neil Warnock and the club’s chief executive, Ken Choo.
We will bring more updates to you as the story develops.
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