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As pointed out by The Beautiful Game, the sport of soccer can be as brutal as it is beautiful. Just ask John Terry of Chelsea. Terry had a chance to win the UEFA Cup for Chelsea during the penalty shot portion of the game but as he approached his shot, Terry slipped and the ball went wide-right and bounced harmlessly off the post.

John Terry

Subsequently, Manchester United won the shoot-out and the UEFA Cup.

Of course, one man’s pain is another fan’s pleasure, something indicated quite nicely in the following YouTube of some Manchester United fans watching Terry’s shot. Needless to say, they were quite pleased with the turn of events when he missed:

There’s really not much more to add — unless, of course, someone has a video of Chelsea fans reacting to Terry’s missed penalty. Then we could discuss the emotional swings that come with being a sports fan.