Rene Higuita’s Scorpion Kick: When The World Fell For Colombian Soccer

Rene ‘El Loco’ Higuita’s Scorpion Kick is one of the most legendary goalkeeper plays in soccer history. But when the Colombian pulled off the move at Wembley vs England in 1995, it didn’t just shock the crowd, it put Higuita and Colombian football in the spotlight. Here’s why when you see James Rodriguez, Radamel Falcao & Juan Cuadrado dancing at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, we have this crazy goalie to thank.

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