In 1995, Colombian goalkeeper Rene Higuita astonished the football world with his now famous ‘Scorpion Kick’ save in a friendly with England at the old Wembley Stadium. The save has achieved a life all of its own, and regularly finds itself placing highly on ‘Greatest Sporting Moments’ or ‘Best Saves’ lists. One wouldn’t have been shocked had any number of ‘loco’ South American goalkeepers - Hugo Gatti, Jose Luis Chilavert, Ramon Quiroga - attempted such a trick. But only Rene Higuita did it.
Relive it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCxe4r6SjH0