Earlier today (Friday), Okay Nigeria had reported that Emiliano Sala, Cardiff City player, body was found in the wreckage of a plane which crashed in the English Channel.
Sala and pilot David Ibbotson went missing from radar near Guernsey two weeks ago.
Ozil, who is a Arsenal player, tweeted his farewell message through his official handle.
The attacking midfielder said: “No words to describe how sad this is. Thoughts and prayers go out to his family and also to the family of the pilot. #RIPsala.”
Wayne Rooney, who is a former Manchester United player tweeted: “Rest in peace, Emiliano Sala. Thoughts are with friends and family.”
Kylian Mbappé, Paris Saint-Germain striker, posted on Instagram: “RIP EMI,” attached with Sala’s shirt.
Alexandre Lacazette, Arsenal striker, similarly wrote: “RIP Emiliano Sala.”
Luke Shaw, who plays as a left-back for Manchester United, tweeted: “This is truly sad news, rest in peace Emiliano Sala #RIPSala.”