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The Colombian defender Andres Escobar was killed outside a nightclub in Medellin, Colombia, on July 2, 1994, days after he scored an own goal in the 1994 World Cup against the USA, the host country of the tournament. Twenty years later, Colombian fans and streetfootballworld, a non-profit urban culture program in more than 60 countries, are honoring Escobar’s death in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Medellin, Colombia, during the 2014 World Cup.



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