Football players have had failures in football that you should know


Failure and success always coexist in life. In this life, no one wants to fail. Sometimes just because a small mistake can make you fail.

In the world of betting, making mistakes is quite common and people who make mistakes often pay a heavy price. If you make a slight mistake, you could lose more money than you bet. You can never completely beat odds. Before placing a bet, Ku casino recommends that you consult and compare the odds from many different bookmakers to get the best odds.

In football too, sometimes players make mistakes and lead to loss. But that is understandable because humans cannot always be right. Do you know which player’s mistakes lead to the failure of the game? Let us also find out shortly to understand better!

Javier Mascherano

Javier Mascherano

The Argentine midfielder won a total of 20 titles, including six national championships with Corinthians (Brazil), River Plate (Argentina) and Barca (Spain). He also won the Champions League twice and won the gold medal for men’s football twice at the Olympics.

But Mascherano is a member of a group of talented Argentine players who have been turned away from the title, alongside Gonzalo Higuain, Sergio Aguero, Angel Di Maria and Lionel Messi. He lost 11 finals, one more than Messi. Among these are the 2014 World Cup final and the Copa America final of 2004, 2007, 2015, 2016.

Patrive Evra

The French defender has won trophies with every team he has played for, a total of 21 Cups. But he also has a sad memory in the finals.

Evra is the player who has lost the most Champions League final (4 times). He lost his first match when he played for Monaco against Jose Mourinho’s Porto in 2004.Three times later, he was the loser of Barca, playing for Man Utd in 2009, 2011 and Juventus in 2015. Evra also failed in common. Euro 2016 when France lost to Portugal 0-1.

Arjen Robben

Arjen Robben

Robben used to play for top clubs like Chelsea, Real or Bayern. In the summer of 2019, he retired, ending his 19-year career with a total of 30 major and small titles.

But Robben has also lost six finals. In which, the most remarkable one is the failure in the 2010 World Cup final with the Dutch team. At that time, Robben missed a delicious opportunity when facing goalkeeper Iker Casillas and the Netherlands failed by a goal in extra time by Andres Iniesta. Robben also lost in the 2010 and 2012 Champions League final (while playing for Bayern), alongside three national Super Cup matches.

Michael Ballack

Dubbed “the second king”, the former German captain lost the most important finals in his career. It all started in 2002. At that time, Ballack and Bayer Leverkusen lost the Bundesliga championship in the final round. They then lost to Schalke in the final of the German National Cup. Ballack and Leverkusen continue to lose to Real Madrid in the Champions League final. By the summer, Ballack brought Germany to the World Cup final but lost to Brazil.

In 2008, the nightmare returned to Ballack when he and Chelsea lost to Man Utd in the Champions League final. Ballack’s Germany then lost to Spain in the Euro final. Having previously played for Kaiserslautern, Leverkusen, Bayern Munich and Chelsea, Ballack won 13 titles in his career and lost six finals.

Hector Cuper

Hector Cuper

If Ballack is “runner-up king” of players, Cuper is “runner-up king” in the coaching village. He won the CONMEBOL Cup with club Lanus in 1996 and won two Spanish Super Cups with Mallorca in 1998 and Valencia in 1999. But Cuper has lost six other great finals.

As he led Mallorca, he lost to Barca in the 1998 King’s Cup final and to Lazio in the 1999 Cup Winners’ Cup final (the predecessor of the Europa League). In Valencia, Cuper suffered an even greater tragedy. He lost two consecutive Champions League finals in 1999 and 2000.

Cuper also lost the Serie A championship with Inter in the 2002-2003 season, lost to the final of the Greek National Cup in 2010 and the final of the European Cup. Africa 2017 with Egypt.

Alessandro Del Piero

Del Piero is one of the most talented players in Italian football history. Along with Juventus, he experienced glory but also tasted bitterness.

Del Piero won 15 trophies with Juventus and stayed with the club even when he had to play in Serie B because of the Calciopoli scandal. He won the 1996 Champions League but lost three league finals in the following years: 1997, 1998 and 2003. In Italy, Del Piero lost the Euro 2000 final but then won the 2006 World Cup.

Lothar Matthaus

The famous captain of the German team holds a record five times to attend the World Cup and has won 26 titles in his career. His culmination was the 1990 World Cup, 10 years after winning the Euro.

But he also lost two consecutive World Cup finals, against Italy in 1982 and Argentina in 1986. In 1980, at the age of 19, Matthäus lost the UEFA Cup final with Borussia Monchengladbach when he met another German team – Eintracht Frankfurt. Matthaus also lost twice to the Champions League final, playing for Bayern, in 1987 against Porto and 1999 against Man Utd.

Gonzalo Higuain

Gonzalo Higuain

Higuain has played in top national championships. He won the La Liga three times, won one King’s Cup and two Spanish Super Cups with Real. With Napoli, Higuain won the Italian National Cup and the Italian Super Cup. When he arrived at Juventus, he won the Serie A title twice and won the National Cup twice. At Chelsea, Higuain and this club won the Europa League.

But Higuain lost five finals, including the 2014 World Cup final and the 2015, 2016 Copa America final.In 2017, Higuain failed in the Champions League final with Juventus when he met Real. In 2019, he and Chelsea failed in the final of the English League Cup.

Many Argentine fans blamed Higuain for missing a good chance at the 2014 World Cup final and failing penalty shootout against Chile at the 2015 Copa America.

Gianluigi Buffon

Buffon is one of the great goalkeepers. He owns 23 titles during his tenure with Parma, Juventus and PSG. Buffon also won three Cups while playing for Italy at team levels. At the age of 42, Buffon has won most of the trophies but the Champions League is still hiding from him. Do not forget you can see all betting odds on the UEFA Champions League and place your Champions League bets at Ku Bet now.

Buffon lost three Champions League finals in 2003, 2015 and 2017. He also failed in the Coupe de France final with PSG in 2019, against Rennes, and lost the 2002 Italian National Cup with Parma.

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