2012 UEFA Champions League Final

Video Viral: Fernando Torres' Reaction to Chelsea Champions League Penalty List

Mikhail TurnerContributor IIIMay 25, 2012

Fernando Torres' reaction to not being named as one of Chelsea's penalty-shootout takers in the Champions League final is funny and sad at the same time.

Having confidence in yourself is certainly important to being a productive footballer, but why Torres thought he would be a sure bet for the list after his up-and-down season is hard to say.

Though the penalties did end without going into sudden death, Torres should have at least known that there was the possibility he could still get his chance if things were tied after 10 penalties.

Robert Di Matteo was quick to try and calm any annoyance from his player, and John Obi-Mikel showed some good work as a teammate with a friendly rub of Torres' head.

As it stands, Torres did not get his chance as David Luiz, Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole and Didier Drogba—the man who has taken some of the wind out of Torres' sails in the second half of the season—proved very capable finishers.

Torres may be able to give some stick to his Euro 2012 teammate Juan Mata, though, after his penalty miss.

In the end, Torres added another trophy to his cabinet and should certainly be happy and hopefully forget about his penalty snub.

While this incident occurred just about a week ago, this video wasn't posted—by this uploader anyway—until two days ago.

Credit to Yahoo Sports' Dirty Tackle for bringing this one to our attention.

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