One of essentially the most obtrusive misses in soccer historical past lately befell within the Belgian top-flight division. Missing an open purpose is a stuff of nightmares for any footballer. However, that burden lately fell on a younger soccer player in Belgium. 17-year-old Aster Vranckx of Mechelen lately squandered an open purpose alternative towards KV Oostende and the video of that miss has gone viral.
The match was goalless and within the 67th minute, Vranckx had the possibility to place his aspect forward within the game. His teammate tried to lob the goalkeeper however the ball struck the crossbar and fell to Vranckx, who was standing close to the goalpost.
He had plenty of area and time to manage the ball with the goalkeeper additionally not on the road. Missing the purpose appeared a tougher job than scoring one. But that’s precisely what occurred. In one of many worst misses in soccer historical past, Vranckx missed an open purpose whereas being just a metre or two from the purpose line. He chested the ball down and tried to manage.
Maybe in his pleasure to attain, Vranckx fumbled and tripped over the ball and collided with the goalpost as a defender arrive back and cleared the ball. Vranckx was extraordinarily disillusioned with the miss.
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This miss by Aster Vranckx for Mechelen is every kind of unimaginable pic.twitter.com/Fc8wsYAs3D
— James Dart (@James_Dart) September 12, 2020
However, that miss did show to be detrimental for his aspect. Mechelen misplaced the match 0-1 to KV Oostende. Vranckx arrive out after the match accepted his mistake whereas saying that he took it flawed that finally led to the miss.
“I think I just had to kick the ball in. I took it wrong, and then I missed it,” Vranckx instructed Eleven Sports. “It’s a shame that I missed, but I’m just going to look to the next match and not let my head go crazy.”