A Spanish Penalty: What the hell did Brendan Rodgers mean after Liverpool’s win at Stoke?!

After Liverpool’s win at Stoke, Brendan Rodgers created a new football phrase: “A Spanish Penalty.”

The Liverpool manager claimed Stoke would be unhappy with the penalty awarded just after half-time, converted by Steven Gerrard for 3-2 to the Merseyside giants.

Rodgers mentioned “A Spanish Penalty” to both the Sky Sports cameras and in his post-match press conference which can be seen above.

So far there has been no criticism of the phrase from Spain – who should be annoyed at being compared to a soft spot kick for a bit of a dive from Raheem Sterling.

“Spanish Penalty” has been added to the Urban Dictionary since Liverpool’s win at Stoke…

A Spanish Penalty: What the hell did Brendan Rodgers mean after Liverpools win at Stoke?!


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