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How A Single Own Goal Led To The Death Of Andreas Escobar, The Columbian Footballer.

Mr.Gerald
By Mr.Gerald | self meida writer
Published 1 days ago - 21 views

If you play football, you would have heard some people refer to their desires as scoring ' Escobar', this newsletter brings to you why it is referred to as so.

Andres Escobar, a Columbian saw football as a getaway in a city wherein drug trafficking became almost the norm in Columbia. He's now not related to the notorious drug lord, Pablo Escobar.

Andres located passion in it and fixed to gambling football, he then got selected some of the team to represent u. S. At 994 World Cup. Every Footballers' dream is to symbolize their u. S. At the grandest stage of all, the world cup.

They misplaced their first fit towards Romania and it changed into predicted that they'd get better against the host, the USA.


Unfortunately for Andreas, he scored a personal goal in the 35th minute, they lost in shape and couldn't qualify from the organization stage.


He apologized in a country-wide newspaper for his mistakes. Unfortunately for him, on the 2nd of July, 1994, three guys walked as much as him and began an issue.

Before he knew what changed into occurring, he was shot thrice and each time they shoot him, they would shot GOAL, GOAL GOAL.


They left him in a pool of his blood, he died before he could get help. Over one hundred thousand people attended his funeral, He's regarded as a legend now and the authorities erected a statue in his honor. For someone that tried awesomely portraying his USA, in contrast to his namesake, Pablo Escobar, his dreams were reduced short via the tragic event that occurred.

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