Wave of memes: Darío Benedetto missed his third consecutive penalty against Talleres and the networks did not forgive him
Boca Juniors striker Darius Benedetto he missed his third consecutive penalty during the match that the xeneize team played against Talleres de Córdoba, a mistake that earned him a cataract of memes on social networks. The unusual episode occurred five minutes into the first half.
After the Colombian Rafael Pérez interrupted Benedetto’s control inside the area with his hand, Fernando Rapallini decided to charge a penalty and it was Benedetto himself who prepared to kick him. Despite his confidence in himself, the right hand of 9 hit the crossbar.
Days ago, the former Olympique de Marseille player had had the misfortune of not converting from the penalty spot twice in a row against Corinthians for the eighth round of the Copa Libertadores – a match that ended in the elimination of the blue and gold team and resulted in days later in the exit of Sebastián Battaglia-.
After the unfortunate event, he gave an interview to ESPN in which he was asked about what he would do if he was granted a new set-piece opportunity against the Cordoba team. “I consider myself a player with personality to kick it again. It would look really bad if I don’t.”he claimed.