Penalty shootouts can bring out either the best or the worst out of players. In some cases, you could have a player such as a Antonín Panenka score a breathtaking penalty to advance your club or nation into the next round. Or you could have a Roberto Baggio miss a crucial penalty, knocking you out the tournament.
There are also cases where a penalty shootout has lasted for over 30 shooters, while it could take just six to end some shootouts.
No matter what you think about penalty shootouts, they do bring some incredible suspense and get people to care about teams that they normally don't care for.
Here are 15 of the greatest penalty shootouts ever.