Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/3/14
You’ve head the expression “celebrities die in threes.” But have you ever heard of a soccer player’s goals coinciding with a a celebrity death? on four separate instances no less. British tabloid The Sun has identified a strange series of coincidences linked to Premier League team Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey. When Ramsey scores a goal, someone famous dies. Ramsey has scored four goals in the last year. When he scored his first goal against Manchester United on May 1, the next day Osama Bin Laden was shot by US Navy SEALS. In October he scored against Spurs, just three days later Apple boss Steve Jobs passed away. When Ramsey netted against Marseilles, Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi was shot and killed the next day. Then on Saturday, just hours after Ramsey hit the back of the net against Sunderland, Whitney Houston was found dead in the hotel bathroom. Coincidence, or does Ramsey really possess the “kick of death?” Guess we’ll just have to wait until the next time Ramsey registers with ...
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