A man kicks a ball against the late player Jaime Escandar’s coffin during a final send off given by his Aparicion Paine team in Paine, Chile. Photo: Reuters
A man kicks a ball against the late player Jaime Escandar’s coffin during a final send off given by his Aparicion Paine team in Paine, Chile. Photo: Reuters

Dead Chile footballer ‘scores’ final goal from his coffin in farewell tribute by Aparicion teammates and fans

  • Jaime Escandar died in the final days of 2021 but his friends with Chilean side Aparicion de Paine wanted to celebrate his life
  • ‘A very different goal, one that was celebrated with pity and tears,’ Escandar’s club said in a Facebook post

Topic |   Death and grieving
A man kicks a ball against the late player Jaime Escandar’s coffin during a final send off given by his Aparicion Paine team in Paine, Chile. Photo: Reuters
A man kicks a ball against the late player Jaime Escandar’s coffin during a final send off given by his Aparicion Paine team in Paine, Chile. Photo: Reuters
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