Andrés Escobar

Colombian soccer player.

Born on March 13, 1967.
Died at the age of 27 on July 2, 1994.
Cause of Death: Murdered by cartel members as punishment for the scoring an own goal in the 1994 World Cup.

Andrés Escobar
He has been dead for over 27 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 55 years of age.

Who else died in 1994?
Famous people who were murdered.

Which generation did Andrés Escobar belong to?

Andrés Escobar was a part of the Generation X demographic cohort.

"So he wasn't a boomer?!"

Andrés Escobar was not a boomer. The boomer generation ended in 1964, whereas he was born 3 years later in 1967.

What was he known for?

He was a Colombian footballer who played as a defender. During a World Cup game against the United States, he scored an own goal which contributed to his team's elimination from the tournament. Shortly after the 1994 World Cup ended, Escobar was shot dead outside of a nightclub Medellín, Colombia. His killing is widely believed to have been punishment for the own goal.

What was he also known as?

His nickname / alias was: "The Gentleman"

Which star sign was Andrés Escobar?

Andrés Escobar had the star sign Pisces.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 3.

How tall was he?

Andrés Escobar was around 6 foot tall. In centimetres, his height was 184 cm.

This means that he was noticeably taller than the average American male.

How old would Andrés Escobar be if he was still live?

If he was still alive today, he would be 55 years old.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Monday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Saturday.

When did he score the own goal?

He scored the own goal during a World Cup group match on June 22, 1994. Over 27 years have passed since the game.

How long ago did Andrés Escobar die?

He died in July, 1994, which was over 27 years ago. Two decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child that was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school and started a family by now.
  • Since AndrĂ©s Escobar's death in 1994, roughly six FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around seven US presidential elections have been held.
  • He died before the first PlayStation video game console was released.
  • Since his death, the United States has had four new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had five new Prime Ministers since he passed away.
  • Because he died in 1994, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Beyonce, the Backstreet Boys, the Spice Girls, Tiger Woods and J. K. Rowling.
  • Andrés Escobar died before just before the Internet became a popular thing.
  • He did not live long enough to see the film Toy Story.

Other people who were born around March 13, 1967.

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Andrés Escobar.

Kurt Cobain

Singer. Deceased
Born on February 20th, 1967
Star Sign: Pisces

Other people who died around July 2, 1994.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Andrés Escobar.

John Candy

Actor. Deceased
Died on March 4th, 1994
Died at the age of 43
Star Sign: Scorpio

Kurt Cobain

Singer. Deceased
Died on April 5th, 1994
Died at the age of 27
Star Sign: Pisces

Richard Nixon

US President. Deceased
Died on April 22nd, 1994
Died at the age of 81
Star Sign: Capricorn

John Wayne Gacy

Serial killer. Deceased
Died on May 10th, 1994
Died at the age of 52
Star Sign: Pisces

Nicole Brown Simpson

Ex-wife of O. J. Simpson. Deceased
Died on June 12th, 1994
Died at the age of 35
Star Sign: Taurus

Raul Julia

Actor. Deceased
Died on October 24th, 1994
Died at the age of 54
Star Sign: Pisces

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Emiliano Sala

Argentine soccer player. Deceased
Born on October 31st, 1990
Height: 1.87m / 6 ft 2 inches

Otis Redding

Singer. Deceased
Born on September 9th, 1941
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

David Schwimmer

Born on November 2nd, 1966
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Chris Cornell

American singer. Deceased
Born on July 20th, 1964
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Semi Radradra

Rugby player.
Born on June 13th, 1992
Height: 1.90m / 6 ft 3 inches

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Soccer player.
Born on June 18th, 1989
Height: 1.87m / 6 ft 2 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Jimmy Page

Born on January 9th, 1944
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Keith Urban

Born on October 26th, 1967
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches


Soccer player.
Born on March 21st, 1980
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Al Capone

Gangster. Deceased
Born on January 17th, 1899
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

Pep Guardiola

Soccer manager.
Born on January 18th, 1971
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Aaron Ramsey

Soccer player.
Born on December 26th, 1990
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

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