“The 100 greatest World Cup moments”
9. Baggio’s penalty miss
USA ’94 was the first World Cup decided by penalties. The final was played out between Brazil and Italy at the Rose Bowl in California and when after 120 minutes both teams had failed to score, the game went to spot-kicks. The nerves were obvious. First Franco Baresi missed for Italy and then Marcio Santos failed to capitalise for Brazil. The next four spot-kicks went in before Daniele Massaro missed for the Italians. Current Brazil manager Dunga scored the next one, meaning Roberto Baggio had to score. The pony-tailed Juventus star took a long run up before smashing his penalty over the bar. It was the most costly penalty miss the world had ever witnessed.
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