ROME – He missed the decisive penalty last Friday against Chile, which cost Colombia to be eliminated from the Copa America, and now Colombia's defender William Tesillo has been threatened with death on social media. To denounce the fact was the wife of the footballer Daniela Mejia who published some insulting posts on her social profiles and sharing a comment that says "I hope will end up like Andres Escobar" among the Instagram stories.
The reference is to the defender author of an own goal, which cost Colombia to be eliminated in the USA '94 World Cup. Felt guilty of defeat, he was killed by machine gun fire a few days after he returned from the tournament.
The 29-year-old Santa Fè player confirmed it: "Yes, they want me dead. On social media they wrote me everything. " The concern of Tesillo and his family is understandable. "We are talking about a game – the words of the father of the defender – it is necessary to go against that it is only football, you can win and you can lose". (source: Ansa)
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Source: Blitz Quotidiano