THE LIST: Football's greatest penalty kings - Nos 20-11

12 November 2009 12:03
        HAVE YOUR SAY.     Who is the greatest penalty king? The art of scoring from 12 yards should be simple. It's just you versus the goalkeeper. But, when the pressure is on, so many crumble. Sportsmail's latest edition of The List ranks the top 50 we've seen, but who would be top of tree for you? TELL US WHAT YOU THINK Who's the greatest penalty taker of all time? That's the question which Sportsmail's football experts have been asked for this week's edition of The List.

Theart of scoring from 12 yards should be simple. It's just you versus thegoalkeeper. But, when the pressure is on, so many crumble.

Sportsmailpays tribute to those who seldom missed. From thehead-down-and-smash-it school to those who like a cheeky chip orstuttering run-up - there's a place for them all in our top 50.

Join us as we reveal 10 each day, till the monarch of them all is revealed on Friday.

And, as ever, let us know what you think of our choices.

Read Nos 50-41 Read Nos 40-31 Read Nos 30-21

20 Ray Treacy (West Brom, Charlton, Swindon, Preston North End, Oldham) Style: Right foot - stroked home, always cool under pressure.

19 Tommy Gemmell (Celtic, Nottingham Forest, Miami Toros, Dundee) Style: Right foot - an absolutely thunderous finisher.

18 Mel Sterland (Sheffield Wednesday, Rangers, Leeds United, Boston United) Style: Right foot - no messing - straight down the middle.

17 Johan Cruyff (Ajax, Barcelona, LA Aztecs, Washington Diplomats, Levante, Feyenoord) Style: Right foot - roll it to your mate and tap into an empty net.

16 Francis Lee (Bolton Wanderers, Manchester City, Derby County)Style: Right foot - plenty of weight behind his accurate strikes.

15 Gary McAllister (Motherwell, Leicester City, Leeds United, Coventry City, Liverpool) Style: Right foot - side-footed, usually to the keeper's right.

14 Steven Gerrard(Liverpool)Style: Right foot - Into either top corner or the odd low one just to keep them guessing between the sticks.

Enlarge 13 Eric Cantona(Auxerre, Marseille, Nimes, Leeds United, Manchester United)Style: Right foot - wherever he wanted.

12 Peter Lorimer (Leeds United, Toronto Blizzard, York City, Vancouver Whitecaps) Style: Right foot, pure power.

11 Julian Dicks (Birmingham City, West Ham United, Liverpool) Style: Left foot - netbuster every time.

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