The most prolific players from 12 yards.
Although it’s generally considered that a footballer should always score a penalty, a combination of things – mostly pressure – means it’s not always as easy as that.
So here CaughtOffside brings you the 10 best penalty takers currently playing in world football.
8. Frank Lampard – Manchester City (on-loan from New York City FC)
Penalties scored: 43/49.
The veteran midfielder is lethal when it comes to spot-kicks and his record speaks for itself, with over 50% of Lampard’s strikes going to the goalkeeper’s right.