Messi matches UCL penalty miss record

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The forward had his second-half spot kick blocked on Tuesday in the last 16

Lionel Messi has matched Thierry Henry’s record for most missed penalties in Champions League history while surpassing Cristiano Ronaldo for most penalty attempts.

He’s missed five of 23 penalty attempts in the competition, with his latest coming in Paris Saint-Germain’s last-16 win over Real Madrid on Tuesday.

Thibaut Courtois dove the right way to deny Messi after Kylian Mbappe had won the spot kick.


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