Arsenal playmaker, Mesut Ozil has paid tribute to Cardiff City star, Emiliano Sala, after his body was found in the wreckage of a plane which crashed in the English Channel.
DAILY POST had reported that a body recovered from the wreckage of a plane in the English Channel, was identified as that of Sala, according to a statement from the Dorset police on Thursday.
The plane, which was carrying the 28-year-old Argentine footballer and pilot David Ibbotson, 59, went missing from radar near Guernsey two weeks ago.
Cardiff released a statement offering their “most heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the family of Emiliano.”
Ozil has now taken to his Twitter page to bid farewell to Sala.
He wrote: “No words to describe how sad this is. Thoughts and prayers go out to his family and also to the family of the pilot. #RIPsala.”
On his part, Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero tweeted: “Rest in peace, Emiliano. My condolences to his friends and family.”
Also, Manchester United legend, Wayne Rooney tweeted: “Rest in peace, Emiliano Sala. Thoughts are with friends and family.”
On his part, Paris Saint-Germain forward, Kylian Mbappé posted on Instagram: “RIP EMI,” alongside, Sala’s shirt.
Also, Argentina legend, Diego Maradona posted on Instagram: “I am very sorry for this sad news. Many of us kept a light of hope for you, Emiliano. I send a big hug to your family and friends, and I thank the Argentines for the respect of colleagues and fans from all over the world. See you, Emiliano! #RecenPorSala #PrayForSala.”
Arsenal striker, Alexandre Lacazette wrote: “RIP Emiliano Sala.”
Similarly, Manchester United defender, Luke Shaw tweeted: “This is truly sad news, rest in peace Emiliano Sala #RIPSala.”