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Richarlison does his best Simone Zaza impression with penalty embarrassment

Richarlison did his best Simone Zaza impression during Everton's League Cup shootout last night

When are professional players going to learn?

Everton played Southampton last night in the League Cup, with the game ending 1-1 and going to penalties

Your best spotkick taker is meant to go third in the shootout, but Everton clearly didn’t get the memo.


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Up up and away

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Up up and away

Richarlison stepped up and did his best Simone Zaza impression, or was it Johnny Wilkinson?

Either way he didn’t cover himself with glory.

A twisted run up, stopping and starting, then spooning it over the bar.

Better with a blindfold?

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Better with a blindfold?

It makes you wonder why the players even attempt the stutter run-up. You don’t remember them when they go in, but when they miss, you become a meme.

There is no better example than Simone Zaza’s Euro 2016 effort which lives long in the memory.

Iconic. Zaza’s miss vs Germany at Euro 2016

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Iconic. Zaza’s miss vs Germany at Euro 2016

21-year-old Richarlison has had an eventful start to the campaign scoring three times and being sent of once already.

Signed for £50m from Watford in the summer, the Everton trickster has certainly made himself known to the Toffees faithful.

It’s been a mixed start for the Brazilian

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It’s been a mixed start for the Brazilian

They will largely have been impressed with his performances, but last night may be an indication as to just how frustrating the young winger can be.

A small headbutt in the game vs Bournemouth, coupled with last night’s failed attempt to add some sauce to proceedings will have Everton fans ripping their hair out already.


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