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Google Doodle: Football penalty shoot-out

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After England crashed out of Euro 2012 on penalties against Italy, Team GB did the inevitable and lost to South Korea at the London 2012 Olympics.

With a rare, honourable exception (against Spain in 1996), these islands have very little success at shoot-outs - but can you do any better?

Google Doodle Football

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> Play the football penalty shoot-out Google Doodle

Users are the goalkeeper, and have to save as many shots as possible before the computer-controlled attackers score three.

The playable doodle celebrates Olympic football. The USA won women's gold yesterday with a 2-1 win over Japan. Brazil take on Mexico at Wembley Stadium tomorrow at 3pm in the men's event.

Google Doodle Football

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After marking the start of the games with a doodle featuring several sports, the search giant has featured individual events with new drawings each day.

Playable doodles during the Olympics have included hurdling and basketball.

Other recent playable Google Doodles have included a Moog synthesiser to mark the anniversary of the birth of inventor Robert Moog.

Olympic athletes celebrate at London 2012 - photo gallery:

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