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15 Famous Personalities who fell foul of the “Ramsey Curse”

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It seems like famous people just can’t escape the ‘Ramsey Curse’ as yet another celebrity passed away soon after Aaron Ramsey’s goal against Bayern Munich. This time, it was Linkin Park’s leading singer Chester Bennington.

Chester Bennington, who needs no introduction, was found dead at his Palos Verdes home near Los Angeles. It comes just a few months after the sudden demise of Gregg Allman, whose passing also had people talking about the curse.

Fans on social media have labelled the unfortunate coincidence between the goals and famous faces passing away as the ‘Ramsey Curse’.

With many stars having already fallen foul of ‘the curse’, celebrities worldwide will be holding their breath when the Gunners ace finds the back of the net again.

This may sound like so much poppycock to the motherless nonbelievers among us, but examine the evidence. Here’s the list of the celebrities who have fallen foul of the “Ramsey Curse”

1 -> 22 August 2009 : Ramsey scores against Portsmouth.

25 August 2009 : Senator Ted Kennedy dies

2 -> 1 May 2011: Ramsey scores in 1-0 win against Man United.

2 May 2011: Osama Bin Laden dies.

 

3 -> 2 October 2011: Ramsey scores in 2-1 defeat against Tottenham.

5 October 2011: Steve Jobs dies.

4 -> 19 October 2011: Ramsey scores in 1-0 win against Marseille.

20 October 2011: Colonel Gaddafi dies.

5 -> 11 February 2012: Ramsey scores in 2-1 win against Sunderland.

11 February 2012: Whitney Houston dies.

6 -> 21 March 2013: Ramsey scores from the spot for Wales against Scotland at Hampden Park

22 March 2013 : Two celebrities passed away after that particular Ramsey strike, with Basketball player Ray Williams the next to go.

23 March 2013 : Russian business oligarch Boris Berezovsky also died the following day.

7 -> 30 November 2013: Ramsey scores twice in 3-0 win against Cardiff.

30 November 2013: Paul Walker dies.

8 -> 10 August 2014: Ramsey scores in 3-0 win against Man City.

11 August 2014: Robin Williams dies.

9 -> 23 August 2014 : Ramsey scores in a 2-2 draw with Everton.

24 August 2014 : Richard Attenborough dies.

10 -> 9 January 2016: Ramsey scores in 3-1 win against Sunderland.

10 January 2016: David Bowie dies.

11 -> 13 January 2016: Ramsey scores in 3-3 draw against Liverpool.

14 January 2016: Alan Rickman dies.

12 -> 5 March 2016: Ramsey scores in 2-2 draw against Tottenham.

6 March 2016: Nancy Reagan dies.

13 -> 21 May 2017: Ramsey scores against Everton

23 May 2017 : Roger Moore dies.

14 -> 27 May 2017 : Ramsey scores in Arsenal’s 2-1 victory over Chelsea in the FA Cup finale.

27 May 2017 : Gregg Allman dies.