A cartwheel followed by several fist pumps; this was the customary way that Faustino Asprilla used to celebrate after scoring a goal. The rubbery-legged Colombian enjoyed a successful career in both Italy and England and although never a prolific scorer, he was, and still is, a fan favourite.
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It is true that top flight footballers operate on different planes than to us mere mortals
Google the term ‘Argentina 0’ … Guess the first result that comes up? It’s not anything recent, so that discounts Germany’s 4-0 thrashing of them at the recent 2010 World Cup. Enough rambling, its Argentina 0 Colombia 5!
On the 2nd of July 1994, Andres Escobar, was shot dead during a night out with friends. Since the shooting, many theories have been put forward to explain why Escobar was killed. Was he the victim of a revenge attack? Did his own goal against the USA cost him his life? Or did he somehow manage to be in the wrong place at the wrong time?