Here’s a small lesson for all you kids out there — tricks are cute, and best reserved for the training ground.
Just ask Hibernian player Jason Cummings after his embarrassing penalty kick during the shootout of the Scottish Cup semi-final against Dundee United. With the two sides deadlocked at 0-0 and every penalty life-and-death in the shootout, Cummings decided to try and be a cheeky bastard.
Instead, he epically failed in an attempted panenka penalty take:
In case you were wondering…this is how it should look:
Sure, Cummings’ team went on to win and advance to take on the winner of Celtic-Rangers in the final, but few will be talking about that. Most will be talking about his idiotic moment.