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

Chris Wright

23rd, July 2012

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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?’

‘Yes…’

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

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