CARDIFF fans paid tribute to Emiliano Sala at former club Nantes tonight.
The French side were taking on Saint Etienne in a Ligue 1 clash on Wednesday, their first match since the player’s plane went off radar as he travelled to Wales last week.
And Cardiff supporters who made the trip to France unfurled a banner during a highly-emotional game for football fans everywhere.
The banner read: “We never saw you play and never saw you score.
“But Emiliano our beautiful bluebird, we will love you forever.”
A large banner was Sala’s face adorned the pitch before kick-off.
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And the game was stopped in the ninth minute for applause.
The powerful scenes saw Nantes boss Vahid Halilhodzic break down in tears.
While fans sang and waves Argentina flags and shirts bearing Sala’s name.
Cardiff also paid tribute to Sala during Tuesday’s defeat at Arsenal.