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I respectfully disagree. If he wants to rise to be a team leader, as he is a WC winner, he needs to own these small but defining moments. It's what separates the top players from the rest. For whatever reason (either his choice or him being told to) he was the 5th striker and we were down. That's his moment.

I still am a fan of the guy and this team, and sure, people do have poor games, he's still young, but if we are to rise to the next level he can't make these mistakes. we're pinning our hopes that he's our captain and more prolific than people like lukaku.

I will give him credit that his movement away from goal was great and he tried to make chances, but those opportunities he had the ball at his feet or head in front of goal...gotta make those

just my thoughts
I just really dont care about this, part of beeing a good leader is knowing your competences and knowing the competences of your team now if you have 5 better pk takers than your self a good leader would step back..
Like i much rather have him being a hard worker and track back rather than him being a top pk taker....

In all these years how many more games would we have won if he was a better pk taker? 1 maybe 2? Also you bring up lukaku he s been a lot better than lukaku was here since lukaku left despite being a shit pk taker...
Would you rather have lukaku back?
Again on those lukaku misses such chances are much more likely to come up during a game than a penalty....

My point is not that it would not be great if he was a better pk taker neither is my point that he should not work on it....

My point is that statistically speaking we need him to be good at it in 1 out of maybe 100 games and even then he only needs to be good if we dont have 5 good pk takers in the squad...

So should we really obsess over a skill that he/we baerly need in order to be successful?
Even in the atleti game we most likely still would be out even if he had converted that pk.....

Last but not least was baggio not an amzing player cause he missed a decicive pk in a WC final?
 

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Damn this is painful, I'm really sorry for Lautaro.
Huge respect for allowing sanchez to shoot a penalty. I don't know what's the hierarchy of penalty shooters when both him and sanchez are on the field, but I doubt sanchez is ahead of him in that regard by default. He probably realized penalties aren't currently his strong point and gave it to someone else. That's how a true captain operates.

Hopefully I don't eat shit with these props in near future, cos honestly in penalty hierarchy he should stay as low as possible. :lol:
:/ was so predictable, right? 3 in a row?

Inzaghi should train penalties more often, especially if his game plan is not to play football.

Time to shine against Atletico in big game.
No pressure.

How is this different to Wanda saying Icardi needed better teammates?

It isn't his job to say what Inter needs. His focus should be on his client.
Almost like he is saying Lautaro is bigger than the club, inviting offers from other clubs.

“He is a strong man. He knows this is football. There is a big disappointment, but he’s happy at Inter, where he feels the responsibility of being the captain,” said the striker’s agent, as quoted by Calciomercato.com.

“After the disappointment against Atletico, we need to focus on the next objective and target the Champions League again next season. The whole team needs reinforcements, and this competition is also a financial target, as clubs need the money.”
Probably realised Inter will never give them them requested 10M/year salary + agent commissions.
 

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Will never ever take serious people still judging Lautaro only by his goals.
 

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I just really dont care about this, part of beeing a good leader is knowing your competences and knowing the competences of your team now if you have 5 better pk takers than your self a good leader would step back..
Like i much rather have him being a hard worker and track back rather than him being a top pk taker....
Why can't he be all the above?

No one's asking Toro to put in a 24 hour shift in a gulag. Just practice his penalties. For a striker, goals are the currency in which they base or measure their value/output. Toro should obsesses over this, not let Sanchez and Acerbi step up before him. Toro is one of the reasons we missed on 10M prize money (potentially 20M given the draw). That's nothing to scoff at.

Last but not least was baggio not an amzing player cause he missed a decicive pk in a WC final?
You mean'93 Fifa player of the year, 89% conversion rate Baggio?

Messi wasn't the best penalty taker (75% conversion rate), bet he worked on it, kept at it, and always took them on. WC 2022 he was the 1st Argentine player to step up, biggest pressure moment, perhaps of all time, but he stepped up. If we want Inter to go places, the players need to embrace these moments and be ready. Klaasen stepping up before Toro puzzled me at first, then infuriated me when I looked at his penalty record. Sanchez's is even worse :lol: :palm:
 

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should not be the captain.

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and i get people see more about him, other than goals, but this ain't good for a guy that wants 10M.

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He's been so good in the league that I expect him being fired up for the Napoli match.
 

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should not be the captain.

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and i get people see more about him, other than goals, but this ain't good for a guy that wants 10M.

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Really fuckin disappointing, and I was one of the first here to give him props on how he behaved so far as a captain. Still not the dealbreaker or captaincy stripping offense but a huge let-down nonetheless.

The worst part is we don't even know why the silence. It can be disappointment in himself, but the other day his agent spoke and said the team needs improvements, so now i m thinking maybe he thinks he did everything alright, and he is disappointed in the team.

That's the thing with silence, it leaves room for fucked up interpretations.
 

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Or a bunch kids losing shit over nothing. He also didn't post after the bologna win last week, what a prick.
 

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Or a bunch kids losing shit over nothing. He also didn't post after the bologna win last week, what a prick.
He ain't a prick, just a pussy who remained silenced, that's all. I don't give a fuck about bologna, this was the most painful defeat of the season, just say something as a captain and a leader and everybody would move on.

To make matters worse, his agent comes out of the woods and says the team isn't good enough. If I need to explain to you even further how that is a bad look for him, then you are beyond lost.
 
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What do you mean silent? Did you expect him to talk to you or what?
a captain should be the first to talk to the press after a loss like this.

but instead we got his agent talking about Inter needing to improve. Why not mention that your client also needs to improve and not suck year after year in UCL.
 

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What do you mean silent? Did you expect him to talk to you or what?
I mean sure. If that's the thing you extracted from all this, then yeah, I was expecting a private call. Fuckin hell :lol:
 

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What I extracted from your post is you're the one on your period.
Nah, i m really not. You just don't have any arguments to defend him, that's all.
 
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