Most Memorable Moments in FIFA World Cup History

Published on August 11, 2019
_______________________ ADVERTISEMENT _______________________

Own Goal (1994)

Colombia needed to beat USA on their home ground in the group stage of the 1994 World Cup. The score was 1-1, but quickly changed when Andres Escobar of Colombia mistakenly scored an own goal. The result was a loss and being kicked out of the competition. Only two days later, Escobar was shot 12 times and killed in front of his girlfriend. The killer supposedly shouted “gooooal” with each shot. Many believe that the murder was due to his own goal.

Own Goal 1994

Own Goal (1994)

_______________________ ADVERTISEMENT _______________________