Emiliano Sala, the Cardiff City player who died in a plane crash will have a funeral done for him in Argentina on Saturday, reports confirm. In attendance will be the club’s manager Neil Warnock and chief executive Ken Choo.

Emiliano Sala to be buried on Saturday in his he country Argentina

Emiliano Sala was confirmed dead when his body was found in the wreckage of the plane that went missing from English radar on January 22. He and pilot David Ibbotson we’re decaled missing shortly after.

His body will be repatriated to Argentina on Friday and a wake-keeping ceremony will be held for him at boyhood club San Martin de Progreso on Saturday.

Sat Martin de Progreso posted an emotional tribute on Facebook, saying:

“We are waiting for you…like the first day you left but this time to stay with us forever.
“You went and you are an example for everyone. Eternally in our hearts.”


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