Photo: Legendary Colombian keeper Rene Higuita shares his water with a golden eagle

Posted by Chris Wright

Forget Muhammad Ali towering over Sonny Liston in '65, Bobby Moore being carried around Wembley with the Jules Rimet trophy in '66 or even Zinedine Zidane head-butting Marco Materazzi in the breastbone in '06; we're going to go ahead and suggest that mankind call off the search for the greatest, most iconic sporting photograph ever taken.

Why? Because there now exists a photograph of former Colombian goalkeeper, scorpion kick innovator, certifiable footballing nutcase and current Al-Nassr goalkeeping coach Rene Higuita slaking a mighty Golden eagle's thirst with a sip from his cup of water...


Ever get the feeling that humanity has just peaked?

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