Emiliano Sala’s dad Horacio has died of a heart attack aged 58 – just three months after his son’s tragic plane crash.
Reports in Argentina claim the would-be Cardiff star’s father has passed away in another shocking twist of fate for the family.
Emiliano died in a plane crash aged 28 in January this year when his light aircraft crashed en route from Nantes to Cardiff.
Sala was confirmed dead after the Cardiff striker’s body was pulled from plane crash wreckage in the English Channel.
The small plane was found on the bottom of the ocean north of Guernsey, on Wednesday, February 6 – more than two weeks after it disappeared.
At the time, Sala’s dad expressed his heartbreak after wreckage of the plane carrying his son was found in the English Channel.
Horacio said the discovery was a “nightmare”, saying: “I cannot believe it. This is a dream. A bad dream. I am desperate.