The coach of Nantes, Vahid Halilhodzic, considered this Friday "a shame" and "disgusting" the announcement of the British authorities that they will stop looking for the remains of the plane in which his exjugador Argentine Emiliano Sala disappeared.
In a press conference, the technician and player of Paris Saint-Germain said that the decision is not sustained because the waters in which it is considered that the plane is lost "are not so deep".
"It's disgusting to leave the situation like that, we can not allow it," said Halilhodzic, who on the eve had broken into tears as he remembered his missing player.
The coach, reputed to be tough, showed his human face again and acknowledged that he cried again when he heard the message from Sala's sister asking him not to stop the search.
The police of the island of Guernsey, where the device is supposed to be, stopped the active search for the wreckage of the plane before the scant possibilities of finding Sala and the pilot, David Ibbotson.
Halilhodzic had acknowledged the eve that he had "a particular relationship" with the attacker, from whose hand he lived the best season of his career. "We talked a lot, the day before he left, we had a very long conversation and he thanked me, I did not hear anyone speak ill of him, he was a great guy".
Another one who has also joined the cause has been the Argentine footballer of Barcelona, Leo Messi. "As long as there are possibilities, a thread of hope, we ask that you please stop looking for Emiliano (Sala). I support your family and friends, "wrote" 10 "on his Instagram account.
In addition to Messi, the players of the Argentine team Sub'20, who compete in the South American of their category in Chile, took a team photo next to a sign with the inscription "#NoDejenDeBuscar".
His relatives ask Macri for help to revive the search
The family and friends of footballer Emiliano Sala asked the Argentine president, Mauricio Macri, to "intercede with the international authorities" to resume the player's search, according to a letter released Friday.
In the letter to which Efe had access, the father of the Argentine athlete, Horacio Sala, and seven of his close friends questioned Macri from the town of Progreso, in the province of Santa Fe, after this Thursday the British authorities canceled the search of the player and the pilot who accompanied him, not having detected "any trace of the aircraft".
"We address you with the greatest respect at this time of great pain, to intercede with the relevant international authorities and can help us to resume the search in the Channel and underlying islands of our dear friend Emiliano Sala" , they said.
After hearing the decision of the British authorities in charge of the search, dozens of residents of Progreso, a town where Sala was raised and where he took his first steps in football, held an organized rally in front of the gates of the club's stadium. locality, the San Martín de Progreso.