Tuesday 22 October 2019

Video: Man in Black – Why Hollywood star Will Smith would be safer staying off the football field

WHEN it comes to football matters, Will Smith would be better off playing the Man in Black in future, considering how awful he is at taking penalties.

The Hollywood star was in London last weekend with his son Jaden to promote their new movie, After Earth, and he took the opportunity to attend the Champions League Final at Wembley.

Before the match, however, Smith was asked down on to the pitch to take a penalty against former Man Utd goalkeeper, Edwin van der Sar.

Living up to his reputation as a joker, Smith did quite a few stretching and breathing exercises to get a few laughs from the crowd.

Which would have been quite funny – if his kick had been any cop.

After nearly missing the ball, Smith’s penalty dribbled wide of the net to a huge laugh from the players and the capacity crowd.

But it’ll go down as one of the worst penalty kicks in celebrity history. Almost as bad as Diana Ross’ miss in the opening ceremony of the 1994 World Cup.

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