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Spot on Messi fires Argentina over Chile in World Cup qualifier

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Buenos Aires (AFP) – Lionel Messi scored from the penalty spot as Argentina revived their World Cup qualifying campaign with a battling 1-0 win over rivals Chile on Thursday.

Barcelona star Messi stroked home his penalty on 16 minutes after veteran Chile defender Jose Fuenzalida brought down Angel Di Maria with a clumsy challenge.

Spot on Messi fires Argentina over Chile in World Cup qualifier

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Buenos Aires (AFP) – Lionel Messi scored from the penalty spot as Argentina revived their World Cup qualifying campaign with a battling 1-0 win over rivals Chile on Thursday.

Barcelona star Messi stroked home his penalty on 16 minutes after veteran Chile defender Jose Fuenzalida brought down Angel Di Maria with a clumsy challenge.

Spain vs England in Sweden and Transfer News

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Tour 2012 continued yesterday evening with undoubtedly the toughest opposition in the form of FC Barcelona. The clash took place on home ground for neither, in the Ullevi Stadium in Gothenburg. Why? Not sure, but it's apparently the biggest stadium in Scandinavia. Also unsure what to take from this one following another 0-0 draw.

Manchester United vs Barcelona 2012 Gothenburg Highlights 0-0 Penalties 0-2 Video Penalty Shootout Xavi Pique Nani Rooney

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Interview With Cristiano Ronaldo

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While in Los Angeles, the Real Madrid superstar sat down with ESPN's Frank Leboeuf to talk about 'that' penalty shootout against Spain at Euro 2012 as well as his candidacy for this year's Ballon D'Or. Here are some of the excerpts from that interview:

So just what happened in the penalty shootout?

PSG vs Barcelona 2-2 Highlights Friendly 2012 1-4 Penalty Shootout Video Goals Rafinha Camara Messi Ibrahimovic

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Brazil

Brazil vs Uruguay 2015 U20 World Cup Highlights Penalty Shootout 5-4 Video

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Test Your World Cup Penalty Shootout Knowledge

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The World Cup is among the most prominent sporting events on the planet, and this year's event in Brazil will once again sort the wheat from the chaff in the world of football. The pride of a nation will be awarded to the winners, and castigation and possibly a sacking await the manager of the losers.

South Korea knocks Great Britain out of Olympics on penalties

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Like England, Great Britain disappointingly failed to advance past the quarterfinals of a major international tournament on Saturday. And like England, they were eliminated on penalty kicks.

Great Britain felt the pain England have been feeling for so many decades, as they suffered a 5-4 penalty shootout loss to South Korea in the Olympic quarterfinals at Millennium Stadium.

Videos

Video: Everton youngster John Stones is cooler than Andrea Pirlo

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Everton's John Stones managed to out-Pirlo Andrea Pirlo in last night's penalty shootout against Juventus. The usually ice cool Italian broke England's nerve with a classy Panenka penalty at Euro 2012. But last night he put his spot-kick wide of the post. It was left to 19-year-old Stones to show him how it should be [.

Video: Al Nasr keeper Abdallah Al Enizi tries every penalty shootout trick he can think of

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Last Friday saw the final of the Saudi Crown Prince Cup Saudi Arabia's equivalent of the the FA Cup being played between bitter rivals Al Hilal and Al Nasr. The match went to penalties, at which point Al Nasr goalkeeper Abdallah Al Enizi decided to unleash just about any form of gamesmanship that [..

Video: Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler kicks comedian John Bishop in the face

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Fans who sat through a drab opening 45 minutes in last night's Premier League match between Liverpool and West Brom were at least treated to some entertainment at half-time. As part of a one-off shirt sponsorship with Seeing Is Believing, a charity that aims to tackle avoidable likeness, there was a blindfolded penalty shootout during [.

Prince William asserts his credentials as an FA suit and an Englishman with penalty shootout defeat

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Prince William proved he's the perfect FA president by losing a penalty shootout to a 13-year-old lad in the Solomon Islands. The young goalkeeper challenged Britain's second-in-line to the throne to beat him from the spot... and William responded as only an Englishman on foreign soil can: with a series of misses.

GIF It: Pablo Armero shooting FAIL and Maicosuel panenka penalty FAIL (Udinese v Braga)

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Udinese crashed out of the Champions League in last night's play-off against Braga. And it's hardly surprising once you consider the content of this post. In normal time, Pablo Armero went through on goal and had a great chance to give the Italian side a 3-2 lead on aggregate. Instead he unleashed a wicked air-shot, [.

Kansas C1ty

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In what was a generally drab on-field affair the Sporting Wiz kids outlasted the three-time defending U.S. Open Cup champs in the penalty shootout. There was a nice pregame rainbow that reminded us of a simpler time in these United States of soccer. Seattle brought a sizable (big enough to fill an end, that is) contingent of away supporters in addition to Ozzie Alonso.

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USL Pro semifinals: A Look Back

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By FRANCO PANIZO

Orlando City entered the playoffs as the heavy favorites to claim the USL Pro championship. They had done so in 2011 and ramsacked through the regular season this year en route to securing homefield advantage throught the postseason.

No one told the Wilmington Hammerheads that.

SBI College Preview: UConn looking to bounce back after disappointing finish

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By FRANCO PANIZO

If ending a season on a penalty shootout loss is tough to swallow, the UConn Huskies were surely more than demoralized last year. After all, their penalty kick defeat to Charlotte in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament marked the third straight season in which UConn had their hopes of winning a national championship dashed in such a manner.

Udinese

When a Panenka goes horribly wrong

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Playing in front of his home fans, with a place in the UEFA Champions League group stage on the line during a tense penalty shootout Tuesday, Udinese's Maicosuel stepped to the spot and tried to catch Sporting Braga goalkeeper Beto off guard with a Panenka, a chip down the center along the likes of what Andrea Pirlo so fearlessly did against England during Euro 2012.

Udinese vs Braga 1-1 Champions League Highlights Goals 4-5 2012 Penalty Shootout Video

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Seattle Sounders

Osvaldo Alonso Named U.S. Open Cup's 'Player Of The Tournament'

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Osvaldo Alonso's lasting memory of the 2012 U.S. Open Cup may not be a great one, but he can at least take solace in being named the "Player of the Tournament" by theCup.US. Alonso was one of three Seattle Sounders players not to convert his attempt in the decisive penalty shootout, but he was undeniably a major reason they were even there to begin with.

Nos Audietis, Episode 64: Well, That Certainly Sucked

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It has been a really, really bad week. And that's just Jeremiah's personal travails. The Seattle Sounders didn't have it so hot either.

Coming off the feel-good win of the year, the Sounders had their hearts ripped out by losing to Sporting KC in a penalty-shootout in the U.S. Open Cup final -- a game that included several dubious decisions by referee Ricardo Salazar.

San Jose Earthquakes Vs. Seattle Sounders: Highlights, Stats, Quotes

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That was certainly not how the Seattle Sounders imagined this week going. Losing to both Sporting Kansas City and the San Jose Earthquakes would have been bad enough, but doing it in the way they did makes it almost unfathomable.

The more depressing loss was the penalty shootout on Wednesday, but the way the Sounders lost 2-1 on Saturday was just pouring salt on the wound.

Sporting KC strive for more silverware

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On Wednesday night, Sporting KC defeated the Seattle Sounders in a penalty shootout to win the US Open Cup. The championship was the first piece of silverware for the organization since last winning the USOC in 2004.

With the USOC behind them, the club now aspires to add an MLS Cup Championship and CONCACAF Champions League trophy to their collection.

Sporting KC Vs. Sounders, U.S. Open Cup Final: Highlights, Stats And Quotes

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Obviously, that was not the way the Seattle Sounders thought this run of U.S. Open Cup success was going to end. They didn't think it, probably, because it's the kind of nightmare ending you never want to imagine. A hard-fought game comes down to a penalty shootout, which is then at least partially decided by a questionable referee decision.

LA Galaxy

SBI MLS Team of the Week: Sporting Kansas City

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To say Sporting Kansas City had a good week doesn't do justice to what a special week it was for the fans of the team formerly known as the Kansas City Wizards.

First, Sporting KC won the club's first trophy in eight years with a dramatic penalty shootout victory in the U.

MLS Has Good Night Against Premier League Sides

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Tuesday night was a good nigh for Major League Soccer three MLS sides were unbeaten against their Premier League opponents. The Colorado Rapids beat Swansea City 201, while the LA Galaxy and Spurs tied 1-1 and the Portland Timbers and Aston Villa tied 1-1.

In Colorado both teams wore black armbands and Swans captain Garry Monk placed a wreath at the halfway line as the stadium stood in a moment of silence paying tribute to the lives that were taken at the Aurora theater shooting last week.

MLS Friendlies: Galaxy tie Tottenham, Guzan saves Villa in Portland and more

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Robbie Keane's former team and current team battled to a stalemate.

David Junior Lopes cancelled out Gareth Bale's goal to give the Los Angeles Galaxy a 1-1 draw with Tottenham at the Home Depot Center in a meeting that touched on a couple of career stops for Keane, the only one of the Galaxy's three Designated Players to feature in the match.

The Rest

No Offside, American Penalties And Orange Cards – FIFA Technical Director Marco Van Basten Has Some Interesting Plans To Improve Football

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In his role as FIFA technical director, Marco van Basten has cobbled together a list of tweaksthat he believes will help preserve football as the world's number one sport of choice.

Sadly, it appears that Van Basten has been at the strong cheese before bed-time, as some of his suggestions are bordering on the crackpot.

‘I Didn’t Mean To Insult Neuer’ – Graziano Pelle Apologises To All Of Italy For Wretched Penalty Against Germany

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Graziano Pelle has taken the time to apologise to the entire Italian nation for filing atruly wretched penalty kick during the Azzurri's Euro 2016 quarter-final shoot-out defeat to Germany.

Pelle's woefulmiss was madeall the worse by his little display of hubris before the kick, withthe striker instructing Manuel Neuer that he was planning to dink the ball down the middle by way of a cocky hand gesture.

VIDEO: Cristiano Ronaldo penalty wins Champions League for Real Madrid

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored the decisive penalty in the Champions League final against Atletico Madrid as Real Madrid were crowned champions of Europe for the eleventh time after a dramatic penalty shootout in Milan.

The Portuguese captain, who had a relatively quiet game considering his standards, lashed the fifth and final Real penalty past Jan Oblak, with Atletico defender Juanfran’s miss proving to the difference between the sides in the San Siro after a riveting 120 minutes of football.

Jordan Morris, Stanford advance to College Cup final

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Jordan Morris' dream year took one of its biggest steps forward when the Stanford men's soccer team qualified for their first-ever College Cup final by beating Akron 8-7 in a 10-round penalty shootout on Friday.

The game was scoreless through 90 minutes of regulation and 30 more minutes of overtime, though Morris set up a couple teammates for golden scoring opportunities.

On This Day In 1970: At Boothferry Park, The Penalty Shootout Arrives In English Football

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The penalty shootout: My, hasn't it served us well over the years?

Older readers may remember Watneys as a particularly pisspoor beer, and possibly also as the sponsors of one of the silliestcompetitions ever staged in English football.

Indeed, The Watney Cup was the first English football tournament to sell naming rights, although strictly speaking it was a competition invented in order to slap a sponsor's name on it.

Philadelphia Union Academy U-16s win final Generation Adidas Cup game on PKs

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The Union finished play in the Generation Adidas Cup tournament with a 2-3 record.

Justin McMaster scored two minutes into the second half and Jack Skahan converted the decisive penalty kick to give the Philadelphia Union Academy U-16 team a win on penalty kicks over Athletic Bilbao in their final game at the U-17 Generation Adidas Cup tournament in Frisco, Texas.

Photos : Ivory Coast Wins African Nations Cup In Dramatic Penalty Shootout After 23-Year Wait

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Congratulations to Ivory Coast, who were (finally) crowned African Nations Champions after a 23-year wait. They edged Ghana 9-8 on penalties following a goalless draw after extra time in the final at Estadio de Bata.

Victory for the Ivory Coast also handed coach Herve Renard the distinction of becoming the first coach to win the tournament with different countries after his success with Zambia in 2012, when they edged the Ivorians in a shootout.

Iran vs Iraq 3-3 Asian Cup 2015 Highlights Canberra Goals 7-6 Penalty Shootout Video

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Nicklas Bendtner hails ‘emotional’ Arsenal return

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Nicklas Bendtner managed an assist and converted a penalty as he made his return to the Arsenal first-team. The Dane scored from the spot during a shoot-out win for the Gunners against West Brom in last night's Capital One Cup tie. And the striker said he had been moved by the reception he received from [.

Rowdies rally, top Stars in penalties to win NASL title

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Down two goals on aggregate, the Tampa Bay Rowdies were in need of a big performance in order to pull themselves back into the NASL Championship Series.

They got just that and more en route to pulling off a dramatic and entertaining penalty shootout victory that gave them their first NASL title.

2012 London Olympics: USWNT Get Retribution, Win Gold at Wembley Against Japan

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For their third Olympics in a row and fourth time overall, the United States Women's National Team stood at the center podium, and had gold be put around their necks. Even sweeter was the victory, which came at the expense of Japan, who stole the 2011 World Cup in a heartbreaking penalty shootout last summer.

Trophée des Champions celebrations: Jordan Beard captures...

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Trophée des Champions celebrations: Jordan Beard captures Lyon's jubilation

This past weekend, Montpellier (Ligue 1 champions) and Lyon (Coupe de France champions) faced one another in the annual Trophée des Champions.

Big Night For MLS As They Beat Chelsea 3-2

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Chelsea suffered a first defeat of pre-season on Wednesday night in Philadelphia, thanks to an injury time winner for the MLS.

Eddie Johnson was the hero with the winning goal in the 91st minute with Chris Wondolowski and Chris Pontius also scoring for the all-stars, and John Terry and Frank Lampard scoring for Chelsea.