Snapshot: Six-Year Old Boy Writes Letter To David Batty After France ’98 Penalty Miss

Chris Wright

23rd, July 2012


By Chris Wright

Here’s the incident in question Carlos Roa denying Battygol in 1998 (skip to 6:40-ish)…

‘Do you back him to score Kevin? Quickly, yes or no?’


All these years later, Batty’s dainty little skip after the penalty still rankles with me for some reason.

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