Oliver Kahn faced a group of 9-year-old's in charity penalty shootout and saved them all

Euro 2004: Germany v Czech Republic

Former Germany and Bayern Munich goalkeeper Oliver Kahn is remembered as one of the most intense and competitive footballers in recent history.

Kahn hated losing and was so obsessed with winning that he didn't care who he offended on the pitch as he often screamed and lashed out at teammates and opponents.

Eight Bundesliga titles, six DFB-Pokal triumphs and one Champions League was what the 49-year-old had to show for his never-say-die attitude when he retired in 2008.

He also won the European Championships with Germany in 1996, though the World Cup always managed to elude him.

Kahn now spends his days making appearances on German television as a pundit and sharing his wealth of knowledge.

Eleven years on from his retirement and a classic story has emerged about Kahn playing in a penalty shootout against a group of nine-year-olds for charity.

It comes from a book about the history of German football called 'Tor!' and the aim of the game was that for every goal the youngsters scored against Kahn, money was given to charity.

Germany's goalkeeper and captain Oliver

So, a group of nine-year-olds playing for money in a penalty shootout against Germany legend Oliver Kahn - what could go wrong?

Well, the story goes that Kahn saved every single one of the penalties because he couldn't let himself be beaten.

Elite mentality? Or just pure savage?

It's a wonder if any money was actually raised in the end, but it sounds like Kahn didn't help matters by playing so competitively against a group of children.

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