Faustino Asprilla

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Birthday
10, 1969
Birthplace
Colombia
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1969 (age 48)
Birthplace
Colombia

About

Colombian former soccer player nicknamed "The Octopus" who was named as one of the ten best players in the world by FIFA in 1996. He is known for his many appearances with the Colombian national squad, competing at the Summer Olympics, Copa America and FIFA World Cup.

Before Fame

He played at Carlos Sarmiento Lora School before beginning his professional career with Cucuta Deportivo at age 18.

Trivia

He has appeared on the Colombian reality shows Nomadas and Desafio 2005.

Family Life

He has four siblings and a son named Santiago.

Associated With

He was teammates with Carlos Valderrama at the 1998 FIFA World Cup.