Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Tribute to an awful miss 20 years ago?
by Samuel Charles, November 9th, 2012 12:18AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

TAGS:  video


[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] The nice thing about this dreadful miss in the Israeli third division is that it gives us an excuse to revisit one by Ronny Rosenthal in 1992 that was even worse, and therefore more hilarious.

Moshe Biton plays for Maccabi Yaffo, which lost to Hapoel Katomon Jerusalem 2-1 last week. After seeing this clip, which has become quite popular, you’re going to know Yaffo should have scored at least twice.

Biton has become the subject of ridicule and scorn, including ours, but in an effort to thank the striker for providing us with some humor at his expense we’ve included this remarkably similar miss from a fellow Israeli. Rosenthal’s final touch, while playing for Liverpool, makes Biton look good, at least by comparison.

What do you think?

Here’s Biton’s miss, where his rushed first touch alone in the box goes awry, and the laughter begins.


And here’s a look at Rosenthal’s ghastly shank 20 years ago against Aston Villa. Fans of the English Premier League will tell you everything is bigger and better in the EPL, well in this case I think they’re right. Rosenthal has time to settle the ball, take a touch, all by his lonesome in front of a gaping target -- and he goes off the crossbar. Ouch ...


1 comment
  1. Andres Yturralde
    commented on: November 9, 2012 at 1:05 p.m.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now



Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Jake Edwards    
"It'll evolve slightly for some of those teams over the coming seasons, I believe. We'll find ...
MLS Decision Day: What's at stake    
The 2016 Supporters' Shield and the final two playoff berths are on the line on Sunday ...
MLS Countdown: Donovan, Gordon are Galaxy wild cards    
Last weekend Landon Donovan started his first game since coming out of retirement yet it was ...
This week in women's college soccer    
Stanford junior Andi Sullivan and BYU senior Ashley Hatch made their national team debuts with the ...
This week in men's college soccer    
One of the most impressive streaks in recent years in men's college soccer is Denver's 32-game ...
What They're Saying: Sigi Schmid    
"I would love to do that, but there's still this thing, stigma, lack of respect or ...
CCL: FC Dallas rallies to clinch group title    
Needing at least a tie to advance, FC Dallas rallied from 2-0 down after 22 minutes ...
USL Final: Red Bulls II favored, but Rangers are ready    
The USL season concludes Sunday at Red Bull Arena, where the home team, New York Red ...
CCL: Seedings give MLS chance of two teams in semis    
Concacaf pairs the teams for the quarterfinals of the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League by seeding them ...
U.S. U-18 women lose to England, beat France     
The U.S. U-18 women's national team, coached by April Heinrichs, opened the 2016 Women's International Cup ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives