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26th Aug 2015

Michael Owen’s dizzy penalties with his kids show us a different side to the man (video)

Terrible penalty...


The internet can be a brutally honest place, and few have taken such a pasting on there in the last year as Michael Owen.

With many of the web generation too young to fully appreciate his golden boy days with England, Owen is now known by many as ‘that bloke that says really obvious things in his commentary’.

Maybe it’s time to give the man a break.

This footage of his dizzy penalty shows a side that we don’t always see – Michael Owen the family man.

Besides nearly crashing in to his kids as he steps up to take his kick, he seems much more at ease in his role as a father than many would say he is in the commentary booth…