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Top 10 bizarre penalties: passes, punishments and premature celebrations

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5. Messi and Suarez make Celta catatonic

As well as winning titles, here we try to entertain people and win in a spectacular and sporting manner

- Luis Enrique

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were accused of lacking respect for Celta Vigo when the duo teamed up to score a penalty in Barcelona's 6-1 victory in February 2016. With the Catalans 3-1 up, Messi rolled his spot-kick to the Uruguayan, who burst into the box to score past bemused keeper Sergio Alvarez. 

"There will be those who like it and those who don't," Enrique told reporters afterwards. "As well as winning titles, here we try to entertain people and win in a spectacular and sporting manner.”

At least the move worked, which is more than can be said of Robert Pires and Thierry Henry's attempt in 2005.

6. The five-day penalty

Five days later, Williamson, England and Norway returned to the scene of the crime with a new referee

England's U19 women's side were trailing Norway 2-1 in Belfast when they were awarded a penalty with seconds remaining. Leah Williamson coolly scored, only for German official Marija Kurtes to disallow the goal for encroachment and, wrongly, award a free-kick to the Scandinavians.

Five days later, Williamson, England and Norway returned to the scene of the crime with a new referee as UEFA ordered the last remnants of the match to be played with the kick taken again. Williamson scored in front of barely 100 spectators gathered in eerie silence, which was pierced by her scream of delight. Norway barely had time to restart, as England finished top of the group to seal Euro qualification.

The midfielder admitted she had a plan to tackle the pre-match nerves: “I went for a sleep. There was nothing else to do. I was pacing around last night, so I didn't want to do that again." 

7. Liverpool legend takes a penalty... for Everton

Carragher left the pitch to rapturous applause from both sets of fans

Jamie Carragher’s testimonial ended with a politically correct 4-1 win over Everton in September 2010, but not before the defender had achieved a lifelong dream. When the Toffees were awarded a penalty at the Anfield Road End, the the ex-England international rushed past Yakubu to knock the ball past an amused Brad Jones.

Carragher left the pitch to rapturous applause from both sets of fans and explained: “As an Everton fan as a kid, I've always dreamed about scoring against Liverpool so that is why I did that."

It probably makes up for those two own goals against Manchester United in 1999, Carra.