Episode 6 – Andres Escobar

In Ep. 6, Jack & Davin discuss former Colombian soccer player, Andres Escobar & his unfortunate own goal in the 1994 World Cup. Although they weren’t related, the Columbian Men’s National Team had a dangerous relationship with Pablo Escobar and that relationship may have contributed to Andres’ death. LISTEN TO EPISODE 6 HERE.

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Sources:

  1. Andrés Escobar Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andr%C3%A9s_Escobar
  2. “Andrés Escobar murder: Colombia prepare for biggest ever World Cup match on 20th anniversary of death” By Jeremy Wilson, reported by the Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/teams/colombia/10938692/Andres-Escobar-murder-Colombia-prepare-for-biggest-ever-World-Cup-match-on-20th-anniversary-of-death.html
  3. “Colombia’s own-goal star shot dead” By Phil Davison, The Independent: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/colombias-own-goal-star-shot-dead-1418013.html
  4. “Remembering Colombian footballer Andrés Escobar” reported by Semana: http://www.semana.com/international/print-edition/articulo/remembering-colombian-footballer-andres-escobar/104776-3

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