The penalty kick has evolved over generations as it has gone from a simple 12-yard shot to a way of showing innovation to get one over the goal keeper.
The hop and the skip has become famous with players such as Jorginho and Bruno Fernandes, and Neymar is one the many stars that opt for a stuttered run-up to delay the tension.
Paul Pogba went one further and takes an eternity to take his spot kicks with a slow jog up to the ball before taking his shot, but even the French superstar has been dwarfed by a sensational run-up in Japan.
A Japanese football has potentially set the world record for the slowest run up, using 35 seconds to take his penalty.
An event was put on in Japan and a whole host of the nation's youth football teams took part in the All Japan High School tournament.
With youth comes innovative free-kick and corner techniques which were already on display throughout, but it was the penalty shootout between Ryutsu Keizai Ogashi and Kindai Wakayama that caught the headlines.
The match ended 1-1, and one of Ryutsu Keizai Ogashi players took 35 seconds to take his penalty after the referee blew the whistle, as the star taunted the goalkeeper.
Thankfully for the star, the penalty was scored to save embarrassment, but it was certainly one of a kind as for the first 10 seconds he just stood still, and the remaining 25 seconds saw him edge slowly towards the ball before hopping and sending the keeper the wrong way.
It was an extreme mixture of Pogba and Jorginho in what was only the sides second penalty of the shootout, creating another bizarre footballing moment from Japan.
It would have been beyond embarrassing if the penalty was missed, and thankfully Pogba is no where near Manchester United's penalties, meaning that he won't have many opportunities to one-up the Japanese star.
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