VIDEO: Steven Gerrard, Luis Suarez and more talk about the pressure of taking penalties 7 years ago

VIDEO: Steven Gerrard, Luis Suarez and more talk about the pressure of taking penalties

With the knockout stages of the Champions League upon us, we're going to be seeing a lot more of the heartbreak/happiness that accompanies penalty shootouts.

And some of the best in the game of spot-kickery have spoken about the pressure that comes when there's just 12 yards between glory or grief.

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In a promotional video for adidas, Steven Gerrard, Luis Suarez, Diego Costa and a host of other footballers have revealed that it's not as simple as it looks when the referee points to the spot.

The players talk about the preparation that goes in ahead of matches to make sure that everyone knows what to do when a penalty is awarded but the biggest question that arises is who on earth is letting Fabio Coentrao take a penalty?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKV93XhwfmE