Thursday 14 January 2021
French Barcelona player Antoine Griezmann found himself mocked by social media pioneers after wasting a penalty kick for his team against Real Sociedad in the Spanish Super Cup.
The two teams met yesterday evening, Wednesday, in the semi-final of the Spanish Super Cup, and the original and additional time ended with a positive tie with a goal for each team, to be resorted to penalties.
And the match witnessed the brilliance of Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, especially in the penalty shootout after he saved two of the 3 wasted kicks of Real Sociedad.
Frenkie de Jong missed Barcelonas first penalty kick, while Osman Dembele and Miralem Pjanic hit the Catalan team close to qualifying for the final match, but Antoine Griezmann missed the fourth penalty kick in a strange way, as he fired a ballistic missile that passed over the post.
And Ricky Puig saved Barcelona from leaving the Super League to take the last kick and booked a seat for his team in the final match and was waiting for the winner of the Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao match.
Griezmann’s shot did not go unnoticed by the Barcelona fans. According to the Catalan newspaper Mundo Deportivo, the player turned to a mockery on the social networking site Twitter, where some described the ball he shot as hitting the wing of a plane (indicating its strength), Others referred to its arrival in space.
The Catalan newspaper stressed that the French player interacted with Barcelona fans without anger, stressing that he liked such comments.
GRIEZMANN’S GOAL SHOT THROUGH THE WING OF A PLANE pic.twitter.com/DOGqqAs4Lo
— Gio CR7 (@ArobaseGiovanny) January 13, 2021
The ball collector who will have to go and retrieve the ball from Griezmann pic.twitter.com/o3us6eL1Au
– 𝐇𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐛_FCB (@hassib_FCB) January 13, 2021
We saw Griezmann’s penalty pic.twitter.com/Rnt1BegEnt
– A3🇸n❄ (j’ai sot) (@ a37sn) January 13, 2021