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‘If there’s one good thing that we left football, it wasn’t the Scorpion’ Legendary goalkeeper Rene Higuita describes making football history

Former Colombian goolkeeper Rene Higuita kicks the ball to save a goal during an exhibition match between the Brazilian Masters and Indian All Stars in Kolkata on December 8, 2012. The Brazilian team won the match by 3-1. AFP PHOTO/ Dibyangshu SARKAR (Photo credit should read DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)

Legendary goalkeeper Rene Higuita will forever be remembered for the outrageous scorpion kick he produced on a number of occasions during his career – most notably against England at Wembley in 1995. For the Colombian, though, it was another aspect of his play that most stands out to him, and …

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