Micah Richards
Micah Richards of Manchester City reacts to missing a penalty kick after full time of the International Champions Cup match against the Olympiacos on 2 August, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MinnesotaGetty

Manchester City's Micah Richards became an internet sensation after he missed a penalty against Olympiakos.

The 26-year-old kicked the ball so hard that his left leg almost flew up above his head.

Richards took to his Twitter account to apologise for his awful penalty miss.

Richards' landing position began to trend on the social networking website, and hilarious memes followed.

In one of the images, Richards is seen with WWE star Randy Orton, while another picture teased that his penalty landed on the moon.

Scroll down to take a look at some of the best Micah Richards memes.