Football Player Emiliano Sala – level 2

13-02-2019 07:00

Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala was flying from Nantes, France, to Cardiff, Wales, when his plane went off radar. This was back on 21st of January.

There was an official search operation, but people cancelled it on 24th of January. Sala’s family wanted to find him, and they got help from people who gave them over €370,000. They used the money to hire a professional shipwreck hunter to find the missing plane. The private search found the body of Sala on February 7th. Tributes came in from around the world.

The footballer played for the Football Club Nantes from 2015 to 2019 when he moved to the Cardiff City Football Club. Sadly, he died even before his first training with the new team.

Difficult words: off radar (disappear from the radar), hire (employ, give money to do some work), tribute (a message that you are sad that somebody died, a message to show that you like someone or something).

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