WATCH: Colombian goal-machine with embarrassing penalty miss

Jackson Martinez could have played for Liverpool but is currently scoring goals for fun for FC Porto. Although this penalty miss was truly hilarious he would go on to have the last laugh.

Colombia has one very well-known goal machine currently plying his trade in Europe with Radamel Falcao banging in the goals for Atletico Madrid but one who gains a lot less attention despite his impressive record this season is Jackson Martinez. We have previously looked at the player as a potential transfer target for Tottenham Hotspur and a player who Liverpool once passed the buck on before he arrived at Porto and this season has scored 19 goals in 19 league appearances.

This weekend was an eventful one for the striker as despite scoring two goals for Porto to take them to the top of the league he missed a penalty at 0-0 in rather embarrassing circumstances.

His attempt of the infamous ‘Panenka’ penalty would have looked exquisite if the Rio Ave goalkeeper had dived early but instead he waited and comfortably caught the ball as it came to him at balloon like pace.

At least he made up for the error.

However the highlight of the video below is not the hilarity of the penalty miss but the look on Porto coach Vitor Pereira’s face. Priceless.

You can view the penalty miss and manager reaction below….

images: © dioxido, © chilangoco

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