There have been numerous legendary penalty moments in football history that are etched in the memory of fans. Here are some of the most iconic ones:

  1. Zinedine Zidane’s penalty in the 2006 FIFA World Cup final against Italy, where he famously headbutted Marco Materazzi before being sent off.
  2. Andrea Pirlo’s “Panenka” penalty in the quarterfinal of the Euro 2012 against England, where he calmly chipped the ball down the middle.
  3. Liverpool’s Jerzy Dudek’s double save in the penalty shootout against AC Milan in the 2005 UEFA Champions League final.
  4. Sergio Ramos’ “Panenka” penalty in the shootout against Atletico Madrid in the 2016 UEFA Champions League final.
  5. Francesco Totti’s chipped penalty against the Netherlands in the Euro 2000 quarterfinals, known as the “cucchiaio” or “spoon” penalty.
  6. Cristiano Ronaldo’s penalty in the 2016 UEFA Champions League final against Atletico Madrid, where he famously took his shirt off and flexed his muscles after scoring.
  7. David Trezeguet’s golden goal penalty against Italy in the Euro 2000 final, where he slotted the ball into the bottom corner to win the tournament for France.
  8. John Terry’s slip in the 2008 UEFA Champions League final penalty shootout against Manchester United, which led to him missing the decisive penalty.
  9. Lionel Messi’s missed penalty in the 2016 Copa America Centenario final against Chile, which ultimately led to Argentina’s defeat.
  10. Roberto Baggio’s missed penalty in the 1994 FIFA World Cup final shootout against Brazil, which saw Brazil lift the trophy.

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