Andres Escobar

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Birthday
13, 1967
Birthplace
Medellin, Colombia
Death Date
Jul 2, 1994 (27)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
13, 1967
Birthplace
Medellin, Colombia
Death Date
Jul 2, 1994 (27)

About

Colombian soccer player who accidentally scored a goal on his own team during the 1994 World Cup and was tragically murdered shortly after, allegedly in connection with the incident.

Before Fame

He received his education at Colegio Calasanz.

Trivia

A Colombian cartel bodyguard confessed to his murder, which was believed to have been punishment for losing gambling syndicates money due to his own-goal that eliminated Colombia from the World Cup.

Family Life

He was raised with a brother named Santiago Escobar.

Associated With

There was much speculation that Columbian drug lord Pablo Escobar played a role in his death.