Emiliano Sala's funeral held in Argentina

    Nantes player Nicolas Pallois (C) carries Emiliano Sala's coffin together with Sala's brother Dario.

    (CNN)Family, friends and former teammates paid their respects to late footballer Emiliano Sala, whose funeral was held in the small Argentine town of Progreso Saturday.

    Among those in attendance were former Nantes teammate Nicolas Pallois, who carried the coffin alongside Sala's brother Dario, and Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock.
    Residents of Progreso arrive at Club San Martin de Progreso to pay their respects.
    Many local residents, some wearing shirts bearing Sala's name, made their way to San Martin de Progreso, the player's boyhood football club, throughout the afternoon to say their goodbyes.
      A public service was held in the club's gymnasium, before a private service later in the evening.