With just one kick, you will be remembered forever as a hero. Or as an utter choker.
Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech dives to save a penalty by Bayern Munich's Ivica Olic during the shootout at the end of the Champions League final in Munich on May 19. So many tournaments these days are decided by penalties that scientists now play a key role in figuring out the best way to score or save from the spot.
Few things in sport are as dramatic as football's penalty shootout, where huge prizes and self-image are at stake.
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