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24th Dec 2015

VIDEO: Lionel Messi looks almost human in this compilation of penalty misses

Kevin Beirne

Nobody’s perfect, not even the great Lionel Messi.

The Argentine is arguably the best player in the history of the sport, but there’s still one major flaw in his game – penalties.

For whatever reason the Barcelona forward can dance through the greatest players in the world and smash the ball into the top corner from outside the box with ease, but just freezes up from 12-yards out.

We can’t explain it, but it definitely makes us feel better about our lack of skills…


Lionel Messi