The family of Emiliano Sala have expressed their “infinite sadness” after it was confirmed a body recovered from wreckage in the English Channel was that of the footballer.
The player, who had been signed to Cardiff City but was yet to play a match, has been at the centre of an extensive search since the Piper Malibu plane he was travelling in last contact with air traffic control. The body of pilot David Ibbotson has not been found.
Emiliano Sala’s family have passed their thoughts to Ibbotson’s family, adding that they hope authorities “will do their best to find him.”
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