Sporting Life: I’m lucky, 99% remember only Baggio and Baresi, says Massaro on 1994 shoot-out miss

Former AC Milan forward Daniele Massaro held a meet-and-greet at the Puma flagship store in Singapore on Nov 11. The 61-year-old was part of the Italy team that lost in the 1994 World Cup final on penalties to Brazil. ST PHOTO: LAURA CHIA
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Make a list of the scary in sport. Acts which spike the blood pressure. Stuff that gives trained athletes the shakes. Things which if miscalculated lead athletes to say, “I felt myself dying inside”.

Like a second serve at match point down in a Wimbledon final. Or the final gymnastics routine at an Olympics with no room for error. Or the last shot in a shooting final with scores tied.

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