Sergio Romero saves terrible penalty from Luis Seijas

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Sergio Romero may not be Manchester United's No.1 goalkeeper, but he's comfortably the leading shot-stopper for Argentina.

The 29-year-old was in inspired form as his national side reached the semi-finals of Copa America with a 4-1 victory over Venezuela.

Romero was at his brilliant best throughout proceedings, but one moment in particular well and truly stood out. 


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Indeed, with Argentina leading by two goals to nil, Luis Seijas had the perfect opportunity from the penalty spot to reduce the deficit before the interval. 

Well, things didn't exactly go to plan; Seijas opted to dink the penalty down the middle, only for Romero to catch the ball comfortably. 

Penalty nightmare 

Anyway, you can watch Romero's penalty save, as well as a couple of other fine stops, here: 

Argentina in the semi-final 

Argentina went on to make their opponents pay as they netted another two goals to secure their place in the last four of the prestigious competition. 

Superstar Lionel Messi struck Argentina's third goal of the contest and is now one strike off becoming his national side's all-time leading scorer. 

Messi and co. will now be gearing up to take on USA on Wednesday in the semi-final of the competition. Colombia are set to play Chile in the other semi-final. 

Was Seijas' penalty one of the funniest you have ever seen? Have your say below! 

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