Video: Austrian fourth tier side attempt cocky 'Henry/Pires' penalty, fail dismally

Posted by Chris Wright

Back in 2005, the world guffawed as Thierry Henry and Robert Pires, then of Arsenal, transpired to pull off one of the most embarrassing, ridiculously convoluted penalty botches of all time by attempting to copy the old Johan Cruyff/Jesper Olsen trick-spotkick and getting it spectacularly wrong against Man City.

Since that fateful afternoon at Highbury, many have attempted to right the French duo's wrong and many, many have failed in similar fashion -- and you can now add the name of Austrian fourth tier side ATSV Stadl-Paura to that long list, who loused up the routine in textbook style during their recent 5-1 mauling of SK Altheim in the Oberosterreich Landesliga West...

We think the reaction of the "crowd" sums that one up nicely.


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