Rene Higuita recreates the infamous scorpion kick on it's 20th anniversary

Higuita described the kick as 'a work of God'

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He's still got it!

On the 20th anniversary of the memorable scorpion kick, here is Rene Higuita recreating the "perfect" kick, but this time over a swimming pool.

Higuita famously saved a Jamie Redknapp shot at Wembley Stadium with a the acrobatic kick on his own goal-line, although the linesman had already flagged for offside.

The incident happened in the England's goalless friendly draw with Colombia at Wembley Stadium on 6 September 1995, as Terry Venables' side geared up for Euro '96.

Alongside the new video, Higuita wrote: "Many say that the scorpion was a stroke of genius, others irresponsible. For me it was a work of God and all of it: perfect

WATCH: HIGUITA RECREATES KICK

THE ORIGINAL SCORPION KICK

 

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