Very intense and interesting true story. The rise of Colombian soccer is attributed to the influx of drug money into the sport by Pablo Escobar and the other drug cartels. However, the team's swift decline after Escobar's death results in the murder of star player Andres Escobar.

Very intense and interesting true story. The rise of Colombian soccer is attributed to the influx of drug money into the sport by Pablo Escobar and the other drug cartels. However, the team's swift decline after Escobar's death results in the murder of star player Andres Escobar.

Soccer History: Death of  Andrés Escobar  July 2,1994 - Andrés Escobar Saldarriaga nicknamed "The Gentleman of Football", was a Colombian footballer. Escobar was in his car, when three men appeared. They began arguing with him. Two of the men took out handguns. It was reported that the killer shouted ¡Gol!" (imitating South American football commentators) for each of the 12 bullets fired. The killer shot Escobar with a .38 caliber pistol. The group then took off in a Toyota pickup truck…

Soccer History: Death of Andrés Escobar July 2,1994 - Andrés Escobar Saldarriaga nicknamed "The Gentleman of Football", was a Colombian footballer. Escobar was in his car, when three men appeared. They began arguing with him. Two of the men took out handguns. It was reported that the killer shouted ¡Gol!" (imitating South American football commentators) for each of the 12 bullets fired. The killer shot Escobar with a .38 caliber pistol. The group then took off in a Toyota pickup truck…


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