Football legend Panenka in intensive care with coronavirus infection

The Czech football legend Antonin Panenka has tested positive for the coronavirus and is in intensive care in hospital, his former club Bohemians Prague said Wednesday.Panenka, 71, wrote his name into football history with his winning penalty against West Germany in the 1976 European Championship final in Belgrade.The midfielder sent a delicate chip into the middle of the goal as keeper Sepp Maier dived out of the way to secure Czecheslovakia’s first – and only – major title.Many players have copied the ‘Panenka’ technique, including Zinedine Zidane in the 2006 World Cup final, which risks emb…

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