What happened to Faustino Asprilla?

Since retiring from playing, Asprilla has gone into the sexual health business with a flavoured condom company in his native Colombia which came about after an incident in 1993 when he accidentally exposed himself during a game which ultimately led to him becoming a national sex symbol.

Is Yaser Asprilla related to Faustino Asprilla?

Fortunately, that does not seem to be a virtue lacking in Watford’s new signing, 18-year-old Colombia international Yaser Asprilla, who is already looking to surpass his namesake Faustino (no relation), perhaps the nation’s most successful export to the English top flight.

Who is the best Colombian soccer player of all time?

Midfielder Carlos Valderrama, from Santa Marta, is a Colombian soccer legend. He remains the most capped player for the national team, with 111, inspired Colombia to qualify for three consecutive World Cups, played for several years in Europe and was one of South America’s greatest ever players.

How many goals did Asprilla score for Newcastle?


Club Season Total
Parma Total 40
Newcastle United 1995–96 3
1996–97 9

How old is Tino Asprilla?

52 years (November 10, 1969)Faustino Asprilla / Age

Has Colombia ever won the World Cup?

1990s: The Golden Era and a tragic end Colombia defeated the United Arab Emirates 2–0 to achieve its first-ever win in the World Cup, then lost to Yugoslavia 1–0, but earned their place in the Round of 16 after a respectable 1–1 draw with West Germany, who would later win the World Cup.

Who has scored the most goals on Colombia?

Radamel Falcao
Top goalscorers Radamel Falcao is Colombia’s all-time top scorer with 35 goals.

Did Newcastle beat Barcelona?

Newcastle were the last side to beat Barcelona in a Champions League group game opener and Faustino Asprilla scored a hat-trick in epic win after ‘partying with lots of women’ in Colombia. Barcelona lost their opening Champions League group game for the first time in 24 years.

When did Newcastle beat Barcelona?

Newcastle vs Barcelona UEFA Champions League 1997/98.

When did Asprilla make his debut?

Asprilla made his league debut in Newcastle’s 2–1 win over Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium on 10 February 1996, coming on as a second-half substitute with the score 1–0 in Middlesbrough’s favour. He made an immediate impact, creating the assist for Newcastle’s equaliser.

What happened to Asprilla at the 1992 Olympics?

Asprilla was a member of the Colombian team at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona where the team was eliminated in the first round following losses to Spain (4–0) and Egypt (3–4) and a draw with Qatar (1–1). In the 1993 Copa América, held in Ecuador, Colombia finished third overall.

What did Asprilla do for Parma?

Asprilla was part of the Parma squad which won its first international tournament, the 1992–93 European Cup Winners’ Cup, scoring four goals in eight matches. It was his brace in Spain that rallied the Italian team to a 2–1 victory over Atlético Madrid in the semi-final.

How many goals did Pablo Asprilla score at the 1994 World Cup?

Asprilla scored 20 goals in 57 matches for Colombia from 1993 to 2001 and played for his country at the 1994 and 1998 FIFA World Cups. Asprilla was expected to be one of the top players of the 1994 tournament, but failed to score a single goal as Colombia was eliminated in the first round.