Celebrate important missed World Cup penalty kicks
By now, you’ve surely heard about the misfortunes of Ghana in this World Cup. After a great run in the tournament, they were seconds from squaring off against Uruguay in penalty kicks. But then Luis Saurez intentionally handled the ball on the goal line to prevent a last minute goal in the….well…last minute.
So that meant that Asamoah Gyan, who had already made two penalty kicks in the World Cup, only had to put one more away. Make the PK and Ghana heads to the semifinals (probably for the first time ever, but that’s just a guess).
Well, he missed it. And you can relive that right here:
But he’s not the first person to miss a very important kick in the World Cup, and he won’t be the last. Remember Italian star Roberto Baggio? Yeah, this penalty kick miss in 1994 sealed the win for Brazil. Not just to win that game, but this was in the final for all the marbles.
You can relive that here: