Nantes fans pay tribute Emiliano Sala. Getty Images

Football fans all around the world are mourning the passage of Argentine professional footballer after the recovered body found in the wreckage of the plane found at the bottom of the English Channel belongs to him.

The aircraft carrying Sala and pilot David Ibbotson disappeared on its way to Cardiff on the 21st of January to join his new side Cardiff City after bidding farewell to his former teammates at Nantes.

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But on Wednesday, February 6, the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) announced that they have managed to remove a body from the wreckage.

Concise News understands that the player sent audio from the plane to his friends telling them of the issues the plane faced. 

Further reports show that the plane took off after many unsuccessful attempts.

The football world has now reacted to the news and many others sending their condolences to Sala’s family and friends.

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