Video: Spurs loanee Gedson Fernandes is a lucky boy after his penalty comically sneaks over the line for Portugal U21s

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It’s always tough for a player to get their celebration right after an incredible piece of luck, but there is something admirable about pretending you meant it all along and simply running off like it was part of the plan.

Spurs midfielder Gedson Fernandes was given the responsibility to level things up from the spot for Portugal U21’s tonight, and technically he does succeed:

Pictures from Euro 21 U21 Qualification

It’s a nightmare for the keeper because he makes the save and just can’t get control of the ball, and you can see that it’s going to squirm over the line and there’s nothing he can do to stop it.


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