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Mario Gomez produces miss of the year contender

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Fiorentina striker Mario Gomez had a moment to forget during his side's 2-1 win over Catania.

The German international had an incredible goals record at Bayern Munich, but clearly forgot to pack his shooting boots for the trip to his new home in Italy.

Luckily for Gomez, goals from Giuseppe Rossi and David Pizarro spared his blushes, as the Viola secured an important victory in their first match of the new Serie 'A' campaign.

It was former Manchester United-man Rossi who was at the heart of Gomez's miss, squaring the ball across goal for the forward to tap home.

Inexplicably, he hit the post from no more than six-yards out. For the record, Pablo César Barrientos scored for the visitors, sandwiched in between the two Viola goals.

But, it's the miss from Gomez which really matters, and you can watch his horror effort at the top of this story...

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