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Three (3) Top soccer players who were killed by Supporters

 The fans' enthusiasm for the game can often bring out the worst in them. As a result, emotions break out into aggression, and such behaviour is completely unacceptable. it's still just a game. 

 

 We're going to talk about some footballers who were killed for their fans. 


 1. Andres Escobar 


 The Colombian team was led by Andrés Escobar, who was one of the favourites to win the 1994 World Cup but had to win his last group game against the hosts. The USA to keep their hopes alive. 

 

 

 

 But the defender's own goal in the 34th minute thwarted his dreams. He tried to parry a cross but only managed to throw the ball into the net. Colombia was eliminated after losing 21. 

 

 

 

 Escobar's life, unfortunately, ended when he was shot six times outside the goal. a nightclub in Colombia on July 2, 1994, and was pronounced dead 45 minutes after arriving at the hospital. A Colombian gang is suspected of being behind their murder after placing big bets on the squad and losing. 


 2. Luciano Re Cecconi 



 Luciano Re Cecconi has established himself as one of the best box-to-box midfielders in Italy, helping his club Foggia to move up to Serie A. 


 He was nicknamed "The Blond Angel" because of his blond hair ". and his outstanding performance earned him a move to Lazio, where he was decisive for the club's league title just two years later. When Re Cecconi was called up for the 1974 World Cup for the Italian national team, the sky seemed to be the limit, but he died in a very tragic way. 


 He and a teammate decided to play a prank on the owner of a jewellery store by pretending to rob her, but things turned violent when the business owner, whose business had been robbed just a few weeks ago, pulled out a shotgun and Re Cecconi shot in the chest and died 30 minutes later. 


 3. Tommy Ball 



 Aston Villa faced Notts County in a top division game on November 10, 1923. The 23-year-old Aston Villa centre-back showed another authority at the heart of Aston Villa's defence as he triumphed at 10, moving up to third place in the table. 


 A day later, his landlord and neighbour shot him dead after a little fight in his garden. George Stagg, his attacker, was found guilty of murder and sentenced to death, but his sentence was eventually commuted to life imprisonment. 

 

 

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Source: https://www.footballtalk.org/stories/the-bizarre-death-of-luciano-re-cecconi/


https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tommy_Ball

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