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Watch again: Emiliano Sala's funeral takes place in his Argentinian home town

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Watch again: Emiliano Sala's funeral takes place in his Argentinian home town
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The wake for Emiliano Sala, the Argentine footballer who died in a plane crash over the English Channel, took place on Saturday afternoon in his home town of Progreso.

Locals gathered outside Club Atletico y Social San Martin, the club where the former striker of French club Nantes played as a youth, during the wake.

They applauded as his coffin was loaded into one of the cars in a black hearse.

Among those in attendance was Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock — Sala was set to play at the club after being signed for a record fee.

The 28-year-old was en route to Cardiff from Nantes when the plane he was in with pilot David Ibbotson crashed in the English Channel en route from on 21 January.

Watch the event live in the above video player.