Scoring an own goal, is seen by many as normal in football. But in time past, this had led to grievous provocation, leading to the death of players involved. Andres Escobar was unfortunately killed, for scoring an own goal. Escobar is a Colombian soccer player who also played for BSC Young boys, and Atletico Nacional as a defender.
An own goal is a goal where a player puts the ball into his own net. When own goals are scored it brings grief and pain to the player, team and the fans. This pain made Colombian fans to kill Andres Escobar who scored an own goal during the 1994 FIFA World Cup.
How would you feel to hear, or read that your favourite football club, suffered a horrible plane crash that wiped out generational talents from the club? Sad, and distraught isn't it? Well, a disaster of such magnitude happened to a football club called Chapecoense, in Brazil in the year 2016 that shook the entirety of world football. It is a club from a small town in southern Brazil, and were in the highest form of their lives, en-route on a flight on 29th November 2016, to face Colombian club giant, Atletico
These are some of the most tragic moments football history has ever had.Check them out. 1. The Death Of Andres Escobar Andres Escobar was born on 13 march 1967,he was a Colombian defender who played as a defender for Atletico Nacional,BSC young Boys and the Colombian National team. Escobar was murdered in the aftermath of the 1994 FIFA world cup as a retaliation for having scored an own goal which contributed to the team eliminated from the tournament. 2. Leicester City Helicopter Crash On 27 October 2018,a
Heartbreaking Story Of Escobar The Footballer Who Was Killed For Scoring an Own Goal in 1994 News about the death of a Columbian footballer made headlines back in the 90s. The news was about the death of a 27-year-old Colombian national team player who was shot dead some days after the national team lost to USA. This news really hurt a lot of people because the player who was killed had a very promising career in football. He was named Andres Escobar, and he was born in the year 1967 to parents who really loved
Nicknamed El Loco ("The Madman") for his high-risk sweeper-keeper, and his ability to dribble past opponents from his box, right to the halfway line.
Football is a game of tactics and team work, everyone contributes in every aspect of the match from the start to finish and one silly mistake can cost your team losing a match. The was the case of a Colombia defender Andres Escobar who was murdered in July 1994 just after his country was eliminated from the world cup as a result of his own goal. Escobar was born in 13th of March 1967 and he played for Atletico Nacional, BSC Young Boys and the Colombian Nation team. He was also known as the Gentleman given his
Football is a game which is played by various football teams, with it comes the passion, and at times excitement and happiness for most lovers of the game of football and for most Footballers playing in a major football tournament like the World Cup. But it was not so for one of Columbia Footballer Andres Escobar, who scored an own goal in a World Cup Game while is team were playing against the United States football team. Below is some facts about the Columbia Footballer Andres Escobar. PLACE OF BIRTH : An
Football is a game of love as regarded by many football experts and pundits. Fans always feel happy when their team is winning and feel sad whenever their team is losing. A certain Colombian player was killed for scoring an own goal in a major tournament. It was gathered that the own goal contributed to his team's elimination from the competition.