09:33 GMT18 May 2021
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    Following Colombia's World Cup penalty shootout loss to England, internet users employed gallows humor and Pablo Escobar photos to target those who missed their chance to get their team through to the quarterfinals.

    On Tuesday, the South American team lost 4-3 during a penalty shootout against England following their 1-1 draw in the World Cup best of 16 clash.

    READ MORE: England Knocks Out Colombia in FIFA World Cup Round of 16 in Penalty Shootout

    Colombian players Mateus Uribe and Carlos Bacca have become targets of rather cruel jokes on the internet as they missed their penalties in the nail-biting showdown.

    This kind of black humor has some background, in fact. Andres Escobar, a Colombian football player, was gunned downed ten days after scoring an own goal against the US, which knocked Colombia out of the 1994 World Cup.


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