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John Terry practiced Panenka before UCL final penalty miss

It can be recalled that former Chelsea defender John Terry was handed the golden opportunity to score the winning penalty for the Blues in 2008 UEFA Champions League final but ended up wasting it. The English defender slipped in the run-up and his spot-kick hit the post before Manchester United went on to win the shoot-out 6:5. The miss is one that has haunted John Terry and all Chelsea fans over the years, although they won the competition against all odds in 2012. Whilst recalling the incident, Terry revealed that he was very confident in his spot-kick ability and even practiced Panenka penalties in training. In a chat with beiN Sports, the former Chelsea captain said: “On the build up to finals you take penalties, and you go through the routines, and you do the walk from the ha...