Steven Holloway is the football writer for the NZ Herald.

Play of the day: Worst miss ever?

The claim 'worst miss ever' is often bandied about unjustifiably in soccer. However on this occasion the cap fits.

This is one of those where it is simply far, far harder to miss than it is to score.

A young striker playing in Živinice, a town in Bosnia and Herzegovina, bursts through the defence, pokes the ball past the goalkeeper and has almost as long as he wants to tap it into the net.

But despite dribbling inside the six-yard box, the young Bosnian somehow manages to crack the ball against the bar only to recover the rebound and miss that too.

So yea, worst miss ever...

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