Taking a Penalty can be more tasking than it looks, and it requires very precise calculations. Over the years, some players have proven to overcome all odds and make very good use of every single opportunity to get to score a penalty.
In this article, we will be looking at 5 of the best Penalty takers in the history of football.
1. Matthew Paul Le Tissier
Matthew Paul Le Tissier is first on our list, he is a former British professional footballer, and one of the best Penalty takers in the history of football.
Matthew was one of the first Midfielders to score above 100 goals in the EPL, and he missed only one penalty shot in his entire career, he score 47 out of 48 trials.
2. Ivan Krstanović
Ivan Krstanović is next on our list, he is a prominent striker from Croatia. He started his senior career in 2000, and he currently plays for Slaven Belupo.
Known to be one of the most skillful players, the 36-year-old rocks the number 99 on how jersey, which is a little usual.
Well, he is also one of the best Penalty takers, he recently revealed to UEFA, that he has scored up to 30 penalty goals, and hasn't missed any attempt.
3. Cristiano Ronaldo
The Portugal star, and one of the best in the world; Cristiano Ronaldo is next on our list. He is a 5 time Balor d'Or winner, and he currently plays for the premier league club; Manchester United.
Aside from being one of the top goal scorers of all time, Ronaldo also has an amazing record for Penalty shootouts.
Since he started his senior career in 2002, Ronaldo has the highest penalty goals in football history; 140 goals, out of 168 attempts.
4. Dmitri Kirichenko
Dmitri Kirichenko is next on our list, he is a former footballer player and a current club manager. He is from Russia, he played for the Russian national team, and Rostselmash, during his time.
Known to be one of the notable strikers, he had a total of 178 career goals, of which 26 of them are from penalty shootouts.
Known to be the 3rd top scorer in Russia Premier league, Dmitri scored 21 straight penalty attempts, before missing his first and only one. He went ahead to score 6 more penalties before he retired in 2013. Out of 27 attempts, he scored 26 of them.
5. Pedro Miguel
The PSG legend; Pedro Miguel is last on our list. He is a retired professional player from Portugal. He played on the Portuguese national team, and also for the League one club; Paris Saint Germain.
Known to be one of the best strikers in his days, he had an amazing penalty scoring record. Before his retirement in 2010, he took 25 penalties and scored all.
Which of these men is the most impressive? Tell us in the comment section below.
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