The death of Emiliano Sala shocked world football. His death was a blow to European football, given the tragic character of all the events that happened. And is that he was a player of Nantes He lost his life in a plane crash and his mortal remains were not found until later.
His death left countless signs of love in the world of sports and now Argentine football has not wanted to forget the player on the occasion of his birthday. On October 31, the day Sala had turned 29, his hometown, Progreso, will pay an emotional tribute in his memory.
San Martín de Progreso, a team in which the Argentine took his first steps as a soccer player, will put the name and surname of the player of Nantes to his stadium. This has been approved by the directors of the club, with the aim that his figure is remembered forever.
During the event a mural will also be displayed with the image of Sala celebrating one of his goals in Ligue 1. The work of Gabriel Griffa intends to pay tribute to the Argentine who was about to go to the Premier League, just when he lost his life on the move to Cardiff, which was to be his new team.
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