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Meet The Goalkeeper, Who Scored 41 Goals In His Career Including Direct Freekicks.

Nicknamed El Loco ("The Madman") for his high-risk sweeper-keeper, and his ability to dribble past opponents from his box, right to the halfway line. The Colombian goalkeeper Rene Higuita, is one of the few goalkeepers in history who took the responsibility of strikers to score goals for their teams, and he netted a total of 41 goals in his career including direct freekicks.

Playing for Colombian Atletico Nacional and other clubs, Rene Higuita style was first seen on a global stage in the 1990 FIFA World cup hosted in Italy, were they qualified for the round of 16 for thee first time, only to be eliminated in the round by African side Cameroon, following an error by the goalkeeper when he tried to feint Cameroon striker Roger Milla.

Taking set-pieces for the Colombian national team, he scored a total of three direct freekicks in his 68 appearances for the Colombian national team. He is one of the craziest image in the world of football and goalkeeping particularly.

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African Atletico Nacional Cameroon Colombian Rene Higuita


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