Paris Saint-Germain star striker, Kylian Mbappe has donated £27,000 for the search of Emiliano Sala’s Pilot body.
The family of 60-year-old David Ibbotson launched the appeal to search for his body following the recovery of Emiliano Sala’s body on Thursday.
Their place had gone missing on January 21st after it crashed off the Channel Islands.
The fundraiser created by David Ibbotson’s wife has so far raised more than £100,000.
According to The Sun, Gary Lineker donated£1,000 and Kylian Mbappe donated £26,267.
A message on the fundraiser site reads:
“Please help bring David Ibbotson home and help give him the send off he deserves. As a family we are relying on the kindness of the good hearted people to help us raise the much needed funds to help us find our beloved Dad, Husband and Son.
“As a family we are trying to come to terms with the tragedy and the loss of two incredible men. To be told the search has now been called off for the foreseeable future has only made this tragic time more difficult.
“We can not bear the thought of him being alone, we need him home so that we are able to lay him to rest.”
Over 7,000 people have donated on the fundraising page, with many posting messages of condolence to his family.