Emiliano Sala Biography

(Football player)

Emiliano Sala was an Argentine professional football player. Emiliano Sala was single.

More about the relationship

Emiliano Sala was single as he had not revealed his personal life and hence there is no information about his wife and about his children.

Relationship Facts of Emiliano Sala

  • Emiliano Sala is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who was Emiliano Sala?

Emiliano Sala was an Argentine professional football player who played as a forward. Recently, he was signed by Premier League side Cardiff City.

Death(January 21, 2019)

Emiliano Sala took a flight on 21st January 2019 as which got missing. It was flying from Nantes to Cardiff. Later, investigators found Emiliano’s dead body on 4 Feb 2019. The reason for Emiliano’s death was head and trunk injuries as per the post-mortem.

Emiliano Sala: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family

He was born on October 31, 1990, in Cululu, Santa Fe, Argentina with his birth name, Emiliano Raúl Sala Taffarel. His father’s name is Horacio Sala and his mother’s name is Mercedes Taffarel. His father used to drive a truck. He had a sister, Romania, and a brother, Dario. His family later shifted to Progreso.

He had dual nationality of Argentine and Italian and his ethnicity is unknown. His family was desperate for the news of their son’s missing.

Emiliano Sala: Education, School/College University

He studied footage of his favorite Argentine footballer Gabriel Batistuta. There is no further information available about his education.

Emiliano Sala: Professional Life and Career

He started his career by playing football for San Marti de Progreso until he was 15 years old. Then, he made his way to San Francisco and played there at the football school Proyecto Crecer.

Emiliano Sala
Caption: Emiliano Sala smile (Source: BBC)

Sala moved to Europe to sign to the French partner club from Proyecto Crecer at the age of 20. He could not make his position on the first team and he became frustrated. He debuted his Bordeaux senior competitive in the 2011-2012 Coupe de France round of 16 on Feb 8, 2012. In that, he made a 3-1 defeat against Olympique Lyonnais, and came as a substitute in the 105th minute for Jussie.

Similarly, he scored 19 goals in 37 domestic league appearances and spent the whole 2012-2013 season on loan at Champion at National outfit US Orleans. Sala agreed on a deal to join Ligue 2 club Chamois Niortais for the entire 2013-2014 season on loan on July 2, 2013.

He joined Ligue 1 club FC Nantes on a five-year contract on July 20, 2015. Sala scored his first hat-trick in the 4-0 Ligue 1 home win over Toulouse FC on October 20, 2018. In a Ligue 1 match, he became the first player to score three goals since Mamadou Diallo did so against FC Sochaux-Montbeliard.

Furthermore, on Jan 19, 2019, Sala joined Cardiff City on three and a half year deal for a club-record transfer fee, which was reported to be £15 million. That transfer made a history of the previous club record, which was £11 million paid for Gary Medel in 2013.

Emiliano Sala: Net Worth($5 million), Income, Salary

Emiliano had a net worth of $5 million (Estimated) as of 2022, and his main source of earnings was his professional career. His salary and income are under review.

Emiliano Sala: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

He was rumored dead as the plane he flew from Nantes to Cardiff went missing while making its journey. The plane disappeared nearby Alderney in the Channel Islands with three people on board. Channel Islands Air Search said that there was no hope of finding any survivors in the water. His last WhatsApp audio was,

Hello, my brothers, how are you? Boy, I’m tired. I was here in Nantes taking care of things, things, things, things, things, things, and it never stops, it never stops, it never stops. Anyway guys, I’m up in this plane that feels like it’s falling to pieces, and I’m going to Cardiff. [It’s] crazy, we start tomorrow. Training in the afternoon, guys, in my new team… Let’s see what happens. So, how’s it going with you guys, all good? If in an hour and a half you have no news from me, I don’t know if they are going to send someone to look for me because they cannot find me, but you will know… Man, I’m scared!”

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Talking about the body features, Emiliano has a height of 6 ft. 2 inches and he weighs 75 kg. He has dark brown hair and green eyes. Other information about his dress size, and shoe size is not available.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

This popular footballer was also active on social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. In these social accounts, he has around 20.2k, 52.9k, and 766k followers respective;y.

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