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Saturday, February 09, 2019

Emiliano Sala's Nr 9 Jersey To Be Retired By FC Nantes After His Body Is Identified

FC Nantes have released a statement on their official website on Friday February 8,2019 confirming that the club will retire the number nine Jersey worn by late Footballer Emiliano Sala.

"FC Nantes had the immense sadness to learn this Thursday that the body found was that of Emiliano Sala. This news puts an end to an endless and unsustainable waiting. Emiliano will forever be part of the legends that have written the great story of FC Nantes." it read.

"There are difficult mornings, nightmarish awakenings where unfortunately reality catches up with us. Emi 'went away ...

"Arrived on the banks of the Edre in July 2015, Emiliano Sala has won the hearts of supporters in Nantes. Through his work, his anger and limitless kindness, he finished top scorer in the Yellow House for the last three seasons.

"The national and international tributes that were returned to him are up to the person and the player he was. We are losing today a friend, a talented player, an exemplary teammate.

"We do not forget in this drama the pilot and his family and trust the authorities to continue the search.

"For Waldemar Kita, President of FC Nantes: "I do not have the words, it's a tragedy, I'm devastated, Emiliano left his mark, which is why, like many fans, I want to honor him again by removing the number 9 ".

"FC Nantes, its leaders, staff, players and staff present the families of Emiliano Sala and David Ibbotson and their families their deepest condolences. We will never forget you Emi.
from sportbible


  1. Chai! What a life! Rest in peace Sala.

  2. So painful. Tears dropped down my cheek reading this. Truly, life is an incomplete voyage and a journey of the unknown.

  3. Rest in peace Emiliano. May your family and fans find comfort.

  4. 😭😭😭😭😭😭 Ogo de, emi pin. Olorun o ni fi se ipin wa loruko Jesu! Amin.

  5. So sorry
    What a great loss @Blessed Princess

  6. Rest in peace Emiliano Sala.
    comfort to his family.

  7. This year has recorded sudden young deaths that I wonder if rapture is upon us. I have lost two young people: a toddler and a young dude. Life is a mystery and death a debt to pay, when he comes collecting we never know. RIP to the Candles blown out the wind.

  8. Disheartening!
    Emi went away...

    Goodnight Emiliano.
    God give the families the fortitude to bear the loss.

  9. Sad especially remembering that he saw death coming and was scared. Sad remembering him sending texts to express his is well. Sad watching his father's distraught face. I imagine the way they must ve celebrated that the son was moving to another level. And suddenly...boom!!! May we never experience this. May God console thise who have suffered such loss and grief.

  10. His death pained me walahi. despite not knowing him..

  11. This is really sad. I was still believing he was safe somewhere. May his soul RIP


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