Here are the top 10 players with most penalties scored in a year in Premier League
Penalties are one of the hardest part of the game. Fans criticize the players for missing the opportunity but they need to understand that the players have to feel the pressure while standing in front of the penalty spot.
This article will tell you about the top 10 players with most penalties scored in a year in Premier League. Can you guess who won the 1997 Ballon dÓr? (Hint – He is a Brazilian legend).
Most Penalties In A Year
- Jorginho – 10 penalties (2021)
- Steven Gerrard – 9 penalties (2014)
- Matt Le Tissier – 9 penalties (1994)
- Bruno Fernandes – 8 penalties (2020)
- Luka Milivojević – 8 penalties (2019)
- Luka Milivojević – 8 penalties (2018)
- Andrew Johnson – 8 penalties (2005)
- Alan Shearer – 8 penalties (1999)
- Jamie Vardy – 7 penalties (2020)
- Sergio Aguero – 7 penalties (2016)
No player in Premier League has scored more penalties than Jorginho in 2021. He has broken the record held by Steven Gerrard (9), that is, he has netted the ball 10 times right from the penalty spot this year.
In 2020, Bruno Fernandes was mocked for scoring penalties. But in 2021, no midfielder in Europe’s top 5 leagues has more:
- Goals than Bruno
- Non-penalty goals than Bruno
- Assists than Bruno
- Big chances created than Bruno
Answer to the question above – Ronaldo Nazario