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

Higuita described the kick as 'a work of God'

James Orr
Monday 07 September 2015 09:24
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Rene Higuita pictured during the friendly against England at Wembley back in September 1995 when he performed the scorpion kick
Rene Higuita pictured during the friendly against England at Wembley back in September 1995 when he performed the scorpion kick

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

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