Vancouver’s Ali Adnan Takes One Of The Worst Ever Panenka Penalties
Ali Adnan produced one of the worst ever panenka penalties in the MLS on Friday.
The wing-back had the perfect chance to give Vancouver Whitecaps an early lead against LA Galaxy after his side were awarded a penalty in the very first minute.
But he fluffed his lines from the spot after attempting a cheeky panenka penalty.
His tame effort was eventually saved by Galaxy's keeper.
When you try a Panenka in front of Zlatan... :see_no_evil: pic.twitter.com/ccbZ311dnN- ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) April 6, 2019
Here's Zlatan Ibrahimovic converting a superb panenka penalty in Galaxy's 2-1 victory over Portland Timbers earlier in the week.
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Galaxy then poked fun of Adnan's woeful penalty by posting a savage message on Twitter.
His mistake proved very, very costly as LA Galaxy secured all three points with Daniel Steres and Ibrahimovic both scoring in the second-half.
Needless to say, Adnan's spot-kick sent social media into overdrive. Here's some reaction from Twitter:
Oh boy.....#VWFC had a penalty within the opening 2 minutes, and newcomer Ali Adnan tried a Panenka.....but failed miserably and it was saved. Making himself look foolish.#VANvLA #MLS #Fail pic.twitter.com/OPM193bSwF- Joga Bonito (@Jasoninho10) April 6, 2019
Playing against Zlatan, trying to emulate Zlatan, failing.- PointsBet Sportsbook (@PointsBetUSA) April 6, 2019
Ali Adnan would like to forget this penalty ever happened for Vancouver. :x:pic.twitter.com/1U0JEaWQu9
The worst panenka penalty in history? Let us know what you think.