The Two Escobars

The Two Escobars

Postby Bungle678 » Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:23 am

Watched this documentary yesterday, its part of ESPNs 30 for 30. Absolutely epic!

Talks about Pablo Escobar arranging dream team matches where he would pay players to fly into his ranch to play in a match against another drug lords dream team.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yd5amEEVLgk
Thats the first part, theres 11 of them and I couldnt recommend them more
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Re: The Two Escobars

Postby gzagee » Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:39 pm

Watched it on ESPN classics last month I think. Is that the one where Asprilla, Higuita and Valderama go to Pablo Escobar's 'prison compound' and play a match with him?
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Re: The Two Escobars

Postby StLGooner » Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:40 pm

gzagee wrote:Watched it on ESPN classics last month I think. Is that the one where Asprilla, Higuita and Valderama go to Pablo Escobar's 'prison compound' and play a match with him?



Yep, I believe thats it.
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Re: The Two Escobars

Postby gzagee » Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:47 pm

Then I agree, it's a very good watch. Have to feel for that player's family. I mean, what the feck?!

On a side note I've always wanted to see a proper Pablo Escobar movie. The only decent mention of him is in Traffic.
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Re: The Two Escobars

Postby Bungle678 » Tue Aug 02, 2011 3:07 pm

Ah yeah, crazy how their own country contributed so much to their failure at that World Cup, death threats, kidnappings and even murders. We think our press do a number on our national side for exposing affairs etc just before major tournaments!
Theres got to be more to why there hasnt been an Escobar movie, I mean compared to some of the people they have based films on this guy is infinitely more interesting, he made the forbes list for crying out loud!
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Re: The Two Escobars

Postby djaxster » Tue Aug 02, 2011 5:08 pm

And he once offered to pay of the columbians Goverment debt but they refused.. I wonder why,lol
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Re: The Two Escobars

Postby djaxster » Tue Aug 02, 2011 5:10 pm

I have on my Sky+ the story of Escobar by one of his sons. I haven't yet watched t but may do tonight
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Re: The Two Escobars

Postby gzagee » Tue Aug 02, 2011 5:35 pm

djaxster wrote:I have on my Sky+ the story of Escobar by one of his sons. I haven't yet watched t but may do tonight


If it's the one I'm thinking then it shows Escobar's son and Galan's son reconciling. :think:
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