Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney, Mesut Ozil Pay Tributes to Emiliano Sala
Emiliano Sala (Photo Credits: Twitter)

For a few days now, there had been speculation about Cardiff footballer Emiliano Sala’s plane going missing. A couple of days ago, the plane was found in the English Channel and Sala's body was recovered from the wreckage. In these difficult times, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney and Mesut Ozil have come together to pay tributes to the 28-year-old footballer. Each of these footballers took to social media to pay tributes to the footballer. Emiliano Sala, Cardiff City Footballer, on Board Missing Flight, Feared Dead.

Sala’s family released an official statement and said, “We can now begin to mourn our son and our brother.  We would like to thank you for all of your signs of affection and support in the most painful time of our life. “To see everyone doing everything possible to join us in the search has been a precious help to us.” Check out Ronaldo’s post below.

Cristiano Ronaldo's post (Photo Credits: Instagram)

Another post by CR7.

Cristiano Ronaldo's Instagram post (Photo Credits: Instagram)

Here’s what Lionel Messi wrote.

Lionel Messi post (Photo Credits: Instagram)

Here's another post from Messi.

Lionel Messi's Post (Photo Credits: Instagram)

Arsenal footballer Mesut Ozil also paid tributes to the footballer.

The official account of Barcelona also paid tributes to Sala.

Wayne Rooney also posted a tweet.

Sala’s club Cardiff City also released a statement on social media.

The official account of Burnley also posted their tributes and said that the team will be wearing black bands.

The Premier League official account also confirmed that all teams will be wearing black armbands at the weekend’s matches in honour of Sala. A minute's silence will also be held at the Southampton v Cardiff City match on Saturday, 9 February.