The Most Unforgettable Sports Moments of the Century
Oregonsportshall.com – Since the turn of the century, the world of sport has seen some of the most remarkable and memorable moments ever witnessed. From football to basketball, from cricket to baseball, from track and field to golf, from cycling to surfing, from soccer to rugby, and more, these moments will never be forgotten.
The Miracle of Istanbul
In 2005, the European Champions League final between Liverpool and AC Milan was one of the most remarkable games ever seen. Milan took a 3-0 lead, with the game seemingly all but over. But Liverpool staged a remarkable comeback to equalise and then win the game in a penalty shootout, making it one of the most remarkable and memorable moments in football history.
The Greatest Game Ever Played
The 1958 NFL Championship game between the Baltimore Colts and the New York Giants went down as one of the most thrilling and memorable games in NFL history. The game went to sudden-death overtime, with Baltimore winning 23-17, making it the first ever NFL Championship game to go to overtime.
The Comeback in Super Bowl 51
In 2017, the New England Patriots faced off against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl 51. At one point the Patriots were down 28-3, with the game seemingly all but over. But the Patriots staged a remarkable comeback, scoring 25 unanswered points to win the game in overtime and make it one of the most extraordinary comebacks in sports history.
The Thriller in Manila
In 1975, the heavyweight boxing championship fight between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier was one of the most memorable boxing matches ever seen. After 14 rounds, Ali emerged victorious after a unanimous decision, making it one of the most thrilling and iconic fights of all time.
The Miracle on Ice
In 1980, the U.S. Olympic hockey team staged a remarkable upset when they defeated the seemingly invincible Soviet Union 4-3 in the Olympic semi-finals. The U.S. went on to win the gold medal, making it one of the most remarkable upsets in sporting history.
These are just some of the most unforgettable sports moments of the century. From football to basketball, from cricket to baseball, from track and field to golf, from cycling to surfing, from soccer to rugby, and more, these moments will never be forgotten.