Colombia legend Rene Higuita using 1990 World Cup blunder to fight coronavirus


Tim Vickery

Steve Nicol and Shaka Hislop feel the correct decision has been made to suspend all major leagues in Europe. The global campaign to contain the spread of the coronavirus has gained support from an unexpected but welcome quarter: former Colombia goalkeeper Rene Higuita. On Saturday, a photo of one of the great goalkeeping blunders was doing the rounds on social media. In the 1990 World Cup, Higuita, as was his fashion, was dribbling with the ball well out of his goal. With the wisdom of age, veteran Cameroon striker Roger Milla (then 38) seized his moment, timed his challenge and sprinted away to score,...

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