Despite all of this, Cabanas attempted a comeback two years ago with Club 12 de Octubre, the side from his home town of Itaugua close to the capital of Asuncion where he began his career. Most read football stories. Salvador Cabanas was set to become a Manchester United player before he was shot in the head outside of a nightclub in Mexico. Share this article via facebook Share this article via twitter Share this article via messenger Share this with Share this article via email Share this article via flipboard Copy link. Got a story for Metro. Can you guess these 20 Champions League winners from their careers? News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Detectives are appealing for witnesses as they search for two suspects who they say escaped on a black scooter. And today is your last day because you're going to die.
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Salvador Cabañas Ortega (born 5 August ) is a Paraguayan former football striker. Inhe was awarded as both Paraguayan Footballer of the Year and Cabañas was shot in the head in Januarybut survived the attack. Salvador Cabanas was playing for Mexican side Club America and looking forward to representing Paraguay at the World Cup when he was shot in the head. The incident happened in the toilet of a nightclub in Mexico City on 25 January His club won promotion to the Paraguayan.
Then he was shot in the head. there's little to connect Cabañas to the player who was named South American Footballer of the Year.
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What happened to Salvador Cabanas
It is astonishing that he was able to make a return to playing at any level, but his life has been problematic since the shooting in Even more because I was with my former wife who I loved so much and she did what she did. He pointed it at me and told me 'I am JJ, the most wanted drug dealer.
Striker Salvador Cabanas, the top player on Paraguay's World Cup team, was in critical condition Monday after being shot in the head in a.
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Salvador Cabanas was set to become a Manchester United player before he was shot in the head outside of a nightclub in Mexico.
All Football. They told me my destination would be Manchester United.
A bullet remained lodged in his head. Even more because I was with my former wife who I loved so much and she did what she did. After being robbed of his footballing life but not his actual, corporeal one, he has a chance to watch and, to a certain extent, control the telling of his own tale, to see that his brilliance is not lost to the archives.
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|The Dutch-Surinamese player, who formerly played for Royal Antwerp, was at non-league Dutch club Alphense Boys at the time of his death. After all, being denied the opportunity to play alongside Andy Reid is less romantic than being denied the opportunity to play with Ryan Giggs.
By the time of the shooting, he had been scoring consistently for around six seasons. By Joe Coleman.
He pointed it at me and told me 'I am JJ, the most wanted drug dealer. Now working in his family bakery without the fortune that once earned him a bullet to the head, the Paraguayan can do nothing but tell his story and watch how other people tell it to one another.