Neymar in worst penalty miss ever?

Yahoo!7 November 16, 2012, 3:47 pm

Yesterday we were left gobsmaked by Zlatan Ibrahimovic's wonder goal against England. Today have a good laugh at one of the game's brightest stars completely stuffing up a penalty.

Ibrahimovic's overhead scissor kick from 30 yards has many calling it one of the best ever goals scored, while other consider it a bit of a fluke. There was no denying the audacity behind the execution.

But perhaps Brazil's 20-year-old star Neymar should have gone the other way, dumping all arrogance and audacity for a clinical finish.

Instead he conjured up arguably the worst penalty miss you will ever see against Colombia in a friendly. And this after he had nailed a brilliant equaliser early in the second half.

This penalty, in the 80th minute, would have given Brazil a seventh successive win.

Instead Neymar took a long and jinking run up and lifted the ball so high over the bar it was in danger of leaving the stadium.

Normally that kind of miss will send the opposing team into raptures of sledging but so shocked were they by the miss that several opponents even consoled the youngster.

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  1. M02:24am Saturday 17th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    your a class act polecat. funny and racist, you will fit right in my friend

  2. Wicked Wiz of the West10:32pm Friday 16th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Give the kid a break. One error and the mob is down on him like a ton of bricks.

  3. Ln10:21pm Friday 16th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    he was paid to miss that

  4. polecat09:46pm Friday 16th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Why show a genuine world sport to an Australian audience. You're rubbish at sport, even the minority sports like cricket, that you take part in. There has never been a half-witted country than Australia. Have another VB you drunken messes.

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  5. Red_Herring07:54pm Friday 16th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Its a wonder he didnt roll around crying like a little girl when he missed.

  6. Apster07:20pm Friday 16th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Regardless of this, he will always be better than any of you tw*ts.

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  7. Mark06:46pm Friday 16th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    He took "over-confidence" to the next level

  8. larry05:37pm Friday 16th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    An amazing goal!

  9. Steve g05:29pm Friday 16th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Loved the little dance before the kick. He made the words "being a goose" thoroughly appropriate.




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