- Emiliano Sala's father Horacio has died following heart attack on Thursday night, April 25
- This comes three months after the tragic demise of his son who died in a plane crash
- Sala was traveling from Nantes to meet Cardiff City squad before the plane he boarded vanished
Emiliano Sala's father Horacio has tragically passed away in Argentina after a heart attack three months after the demise of his son.
The news was confirmed by a local politician who claimed that Horacio died of heart attack according to UK Mirror.
Sala was travelling to Cardiff from former club Nantes with pilot Dave Ibbotson on January 21 when his Malibu Piper jet went missing over the English Channel.
His body was later recovered from the wreckage, but that of the pilot has not been found until this moment.
Horacio who made special plea when his son was missing was said to have been taken to hospital on Thursday night, April 25, but his life could not be saved.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how French League side FC Nantes concluded plans to retire the number nine jersey in honor of their former star Emiliano Sala.
The Argentine international was confirmed dead on Thursday after his body was pulled from the wreckage of the plane which crashed into the English Channel on January 21.
Sala was on his way to join his new Premier League club after sealing a £15 million move to join Cardiff City earlier this year.
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