After the Police had suspended the search of Emiliano Sala’s missing plane, different personalities started collecting funds needed for the search to be resumed.


Emiliano Sala returned to Nantes, after signing for Cardiff,  to collect his belongings and say goodbye to team-mates and staff of the Ligue 1 club before heading back to the UK. The incident happened on his way back to Cardiff.

His fellow footballers, celebrities and football fans are among people who contributed. In this article we want to look to the list of footballers who contributed.

1.Kylian Mbappé: €30,010

2.Adrien Rabiot: € 25,000

3.Dimitri Payet: €10,000

4.Nordi Mukiele: €4,000

5.Papu Gomez: €2,002

6.Ilkay Gundogan: €2,000

7.Laurent Koscielny: €2,000

  1. Corentin Tolisso: €1,000
  2. Geoffrey Kondogbia: €2,000
  3. Fernando Forestieri: €2,000

Other footballers who contributed:

Lucas Ocampos (€5,000)

Morgan Sanson (€5,000)

Lukitaz Ocampos (€4,000)

Isaac Mbenza (€4,000)

Vahid Halilhodzic (Nantes head coach, €2,000)

Jocelyn Gourvennec (€2,000)

Adama Soumaoro (€2,000)

Jean-Victor Makengo (€1,500)

Diego Carlos (€1,500)

Corentin Tolisso (€1,000)

Deaux Lucas (€1,000)

Wahbi Khazri (€1,000)

Benoit Costil (€1,000)

Léo Dubois (€1,000)

Prince Oniangue (€1,000)

Nolan Roux (€1,000)

Nicolas Benezet (€1,000)

Valentin Rongier (€1,000)

Jordan Veretout (€1,000)

Jeremy Morel (€1,000)

Paul Baysse (€1,000)

Maxime Le Marchand (€1,000)

Maxime Gonalons (€1,000)

Rodrigue Ninga (€1,000)

Ryan Bertrand (€1,000)


NB: This list is not exhaustive as the collection of donations is still going on and there is a number of players who contributed anonymously.