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Man Utd's Vidic admits responsibility as Serbia crash out of Euro 2012

Nemanja Vidic missed a penalty as Serbia failed to secure a play-off spot in Euro 2012 qualifying tie against Slovenia. Serbia knew a win over Slovenia would secure them second place in Group C behind group winners Italy.

The 29-year-old is gutted he will not get to represent his country at the European Championship.

"I took responsibility and I am aware of the consequences of a poorly executed penalty," Vidic told Blic Sport.

"It was agreed that I [would take it], but I wanted to take responsibility. I will bear the consequences of missed penalties.

"If I had scored, the game would [have flowed on an] entirely different course.

"I'm sorry that I will never play at the European Championships because the following qualifications [are too far away]."

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