Rene Higuita

Submitted by on Sep 16, 2015

Former Colombian football goalkeeper. El Loco’). Known by the nickname ‘madman’ (‘El Loco’). Author: Ivan Matkovskiy Atlético Nacional’; For most of his football career Higuita played for the Colombian club ‘Atlético Nacional’; Colombian League), Copa Libertadores Copa Interamericana. not least thanks to the efforts of his team has managed several times to win the championship of the Colombian League (Colombian League), Cup Copa Libertadores and the Copa Copa Interamericana. Athlete and dabbled in other teams, but more than a year, he almost never delayed. Higuita had time to speak at the international level – in the Colombian national team, he was registered in the period from 1987 to 1999-th. In total, over 12 years Higuita participated in 68 international matches; only this time he scored 8 goals. Higuita very well with a penalty, and ‘simple’ scoring attack carried out quite skillfully; Many remember him as the creator of the so-called ‘scorpion kick’. England); It was this strike footballer quite successfully held in September 1995, in a friendly match against England (England); Jamie Redknapp) Channel 4. they put a block against shock Jamie Redknapp (Jamie Redknapp) took 94th place in the list of “100 greatest sporting moments of 2002 ‘version of Channel 4. Alas, there were at Higuita and disadvantages. He played quite eccentric; often a footballer too ventured, trying to supplement their collection goals. World Cup) In 1990 at the World Championships (1990 World Cup) action Higuita of Colombia were worth a place in the fight for 1st place; Roger Milla). Jose left the ball outside the penalty area and tried to – alas, unsuccessfully – to circumvent the Cameroonian striker Roger Milla (Roger Milla). Milla, however, managed to take away the ball and easy Higuita struck defenseless gate. It is this negligence and brought Igite nickname ‘madman’. Jose has long expressed a desire to try yourself as a coach of the Colombian national team. Real Valladolid’; In December 2008, the athlete became the coach ‘Real Valladolid’; 12 Al Nassr FC’. January 12, 2012 he was given the first place the coach in the club ‘Al Nassr FC’. Jose Higuita married; Magnolia) Andrés) Pamela). he and his current wife Magnolia (Magnolia) have two children – Andrés (Andrés) and Pamela (Pamela). Asociación Deportivo Cali’. Andrés Higuita is now playing for the ‘Asociación Deportivo Cali’. Cindy Carolina). At Jose and there is a child from a previous marriage – daughter of Cindy Carolina (Cindy Carolina). In 1993, Higuita was arrested for taking part in the kidnapping. Pablo Escobar) Carlos Molina). Jose was a mediator between the two drug lords – Pablo Escobar (Pablo Escobar) and Carlos Molina (Carlos Molina). Higuita was to verify that Molina’s daughter will be released after the transfer of the requested ransom; for their services Higuita got $ 64,000 s. Actually, it was the fact of the benefits of Jose kidnapping and made his formal partner occurred in the eyes of the Colombian authorities. In prison Higuita spent 7 months; it was released, and without charge. FIFA World Cup). Unfortunately, due to the conclusion of Jose could not take part in the World Championship 1994 (1994 FIFA World Cup). Later footballer said he did not have any idea of ​​such a strict Colombian laws. Some sources claim that Higuita was arrested not only for mediation, as for the relationship with Escobar in general. La isla de los famosos: Una aventura pirata’. In 2005, Higuita participated in the reality show ‘La isla de los famosos: Una aventura pirata’. That same year, the athlete underwent plastic surgery – is almost completely changed his appearance. On the future plans of sports Jose Higuita at the moment nothing is known; it should be noted that the athlete mentioned their desire to actively engage in politics.
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