Wanyama, Ozil, Mbappe and stars pay tribute to Sala

By Odero Charles: Friday, February 8th 2019 at 22:45 GMT +3 | Football
The 28 year old tragic death now throws football fraternities in the world into deep mourning as many had hoped probably he would survive from the plane disaster

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama has joined other footballers in mourning the of death Cardiff City forward Emiliano Sala after his body was recovered from the English Channel and formally identified on Thursday evening.

News of the Argentinian footballer's death came almost three weeks after his plane crashed en route from Nantes, France, to Cardiff.

The pilot, David Ibbotson, also died.

The 28 year-old had only completed the details of his transfer to Cardiff City - for a club record £15 million - two days before the crash.

Following the news, Victor Wanyama posted a tribute on his Facebook: R.I.P Emiliano

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Others stars also took to the social media to pay their tribute to the departed footballer;

Mesut Ozil on his Twitter handle that: "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". Read more: https://www.legit.ng/1220630-emiliano-sala-maradona-rooney-stars-pay-tribute-dead-argentine.html

Mesut Ozil on his Twitter handle wrote that: "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".
 

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