Sunday, June 12, 2011

Michael Palma for Termeno (v Dro), 9 June 2011

The drama of a penalty shootout. Nerves, tension, responsibility as you step up to take the decisive spot kick. Especially when the possibility of promotion to Italy's sixth tier depends on you holding your nerve.

In this clip, the Italian player sinks to his knees as his casually taken penalty hits the crossbar and costs his team the chance of a win. Or does it....?

Monday, June 06, 2011

Dejan Stankovic for Inter Milan (v Schalke 04), 5 April 2011

Cheer Up Alan Shearer will return in August 2011, in time for the new football season.

In the meantime, here's our choice for the Guardian's European Goal of the Season award. Great technique....