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Sala's family bids final farewell

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<p>A coffin carrying the remains of footballer, Emiliano Sala carried from a vigil site to a hearse by the star’s friends and family on Saturday.</p> <p>Sala’s coffin was at a vigil inside Sala’s childhood club, San Martin de Progreso, in Santa Fe, Argentina, during the day before being moved to a hearse.</p> <p>Crowds applauded and some openly wept as the Cardiff player’s coffin was driven through the streets to a private ceremony in Santa Fe city, where Sala’s body is due to be cremated.</p> <p>Sala,28, had been flying from his previous club Nantes in western France to Wales on January 21 to make his debut for the Premier League team.</p> <p>His single-engined Piper Malibu aircraft he was travelling in disappeared over the English Channel.</p> <p>Wreckage was found on February 3 following a privately-funded underwater search and a body recovered on February 6.</p> <p>The body was taken to southern England where it was positively identified as Sala.</p> <p><strong>Reuters</strong></p>
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