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Panenka

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Panenka noun Soccer a penalty kick delicately chipped into the back of the net once the goalkeeper has prematurely dived to one side of the goal. [named after Czech footballer Antonin Panenka]
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Here's a citation: Collectively, Spain saving best until last to take the breath away in the final, which was embellished in such style by the beautiful yet brutal passing of Fábregas, Iniesta and Xavi. Individually, Pirlo's "Panenka" penalty. [The Guardian, July 2012]

Submitted By: AustinAllegro - 18/07/2012

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