Joe Hart’s Decline: How Andrea Pirlo’s Cocky Penalty Broke A Goalkeeper Destined For Greatness

Everybody knew England’s woeful record at penalty shoot-outs in major tournaments but somehow, this time, it felt a little bit different. Hart’s confidence and assurance in goal gave England belief that the curse could be lifted – right until the moment Andrea Pirlo stepped up to take a penalty kick.

How Jadon Sancho Influenced Jude Bellingham’s Move To Borussia Dortmund

Manchester United were also heavily linked with the 17-year-old English midfielder, but, as it turned out, Dortmund were more convincing in their negotiations and landed the Birmingham City talent.