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It’s bad to think when a sports star has their limelight that something so tragic can happen during that time. Arsenal-Wales football midfielder Aaron Ramsey has this internet tag that when he scores a goal, a celebrity or famous person will unfortunately pass to their death. Arsenal celebrated their 2nd trophy in almost a decade on Sunday, beating English champions Manchester City comfortably 3-0. England star Ramsey was on the scoresheet and sadly a day later, comedian actor Robin Williams was found dead in his home in America. This theory has dated back since 2011. I know it sounds ludicrous right?
Ramsey’s Goal vs Celebrity Deaths
February 23rd 2011 – Ramsey goal with Cardiff City
February 26th 2011 – Canadian cult leader Roch Theirault is murdered in prison.
May 1st 2011 – Ramsey goal vs Manchester United
May 2nd 2011 – Osama Bin Laden is shot dead by the US. Navy Seals in Pakistan.
October 2nd 2011 – Ramsey goal vs Tottenham Hotspurs
October 5th 2011 – Apple genius Steve Jobs dies from his battle with Pancreatic Cancer in his home in California.
Photograph of Steve Jobs by Matt Yohe
October 19th 2011 – Ramsey goal vs Marseille
October 20th 2011 – Colonel Gaddafi is captured by his enemies in his hometown Sirte and dies from the injuries.
Asterio Tecson via Wikimedia
February 11th 2012 – Ramsey goal vs Sunderland
February 11th 2012 – Queen of ballads Whitney Houston is found dead at the Beverly Hilton bathroom in LA.
November 30th 2013- Ramsey 2 goals vs Cardiff City
December 1st 2013 – Fast and the Furious star Paul Walker dies from a car crash after driving back from a charity event.
August 10th 2014 – Ramsey goal vs Manchester City
August 11th 2014 – Hollywood comedian-actor Robin Williams is found dead in his home in California.
True or not, it’s somehow coincidental and really unfortunate it happens to this athlete.
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Main Photograph of Aaron Ramsey: By Ronnie Macdonald from Chelmsford