No Messi, No Neymar: See The Full List Of The 10 Best Penalty Takers in The History Of Football.
In the game of football, players are usually given responsibilities, ranging from Free kicks to Corner Kicks and Penalty kicks.
Footballers who take up the responsibility of taking penalty kicks are often regarded as cool-headed and tactical people.
Moreso, there are some set of footballers who known to be very gifted and talented when it comes to taking spot-kicks, and as such, they are considered as the best penalty takers in Football.
See The List of 10 Best Penalty Takers in Football According To Their Conversion Rates>>
1. Mile Jedinak, Australia
The former Aston Villa player currently holds the record for the best penalty conversion rate after scoring all of his penalties.
Conversion Rate= 100%
2. Matt Le Tissier.
The former Southampton player has converted almost all his penalties, scoring a total of 47penalties out of 48. [Source - Wikipedia]
Conversion Rate= 97.9%
3. Rickie Lambert, England
The former Liverpool player is also on this list as he has scored 47 penalties in his football career out of just 50. [Source - sportszion.com]
Conversion Rate= 94%
4. Mario Balotelli, Italy
The controversial footballer is also a top spot-kick taker as he scored 37 penalties out of a total of 42 in his career.
Conversion Rate= 88%
5. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Sweden
At No.5 spot is the fiery Swedish striker who has netted from 79 spot-kicks out of 90.
Conversion Rate= 87.7%
6. Frank Lampard, England
Chelsea's all-time top scorer and current manager have converted 60 penalties out of 70 in his entire career.
Conversion Rate= 85.7%
7. Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal
The Portuguese player has scored a total of 121 Penalty Kicks and has failed to score 23 times from the spot. [Source - Kickoff.com]
Conversion Rate= 84%
8. Alan Shearer, England
Premier’s league all-time top scorer has netted a total of 56 penalties from 67 opportunities.
Conversion Rate= 83.6%
9. Allesandro Del Piero, Italy
The World Cup winner and former Juventus striker have converted a total of 77 Penalties out of 92 he took in his footballing career. [Source - sportszion.com]
Conversion Rate= 83.6%
10. Francesco Totti, Italy
The oldest goalscorer in Champions League History has scored 86 penalties out of a total of 105 in his career.
Conversion Rate= 81.1%
[Ranking Done According To Player's Penalty Conversion Rates]
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Source: Anthony0 (via Opera News )