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What was the best sporting moment of the 2000s?

Look back over the previous two decades, and the sporting world has had many impressive moments. We’ve seen some impressive triumphs, some outright shocks, and some amazing stories come to fruition. However, if you were to look back over the sporting achievements worldwide for the last twenty years, it could be too hard to pick out one moment! Still, if you were to have to choose one particular moment that you felt was a landmark moment in your life, which would you choose? For many people today, it would be Brazil's World Cup final win in 2002. The achievement was not so much a huge shock, but it was the redemption that came after 1998 that so many people enjoyed. Why? What makes the 2002 World Cup win so special? Alright, so it was not the first win for the nation – indeed, it...
Awesome football facts you had no idea about
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Awesome football facts you had no idea about

   A look into some awesome football facts every now and then could bring about some excitement. The article below throws light on some football facts you may not be familiar with   There is a record of the highest number of goals scored by one football player in the calendar year and it belongs to Lionel Messi.  Actually, there are two records, one official and one unofficial. The official one is 91 goals made by Lionel Messi in 2012. Those goals are a product of his combined game in FC Barcelona and for the Argentinean national team. The unofficial title is claimed by Pele in 1959 and that number is almost double. We are talking about 127 goals in one calendar year, but FIFA doesn’t want to acknowledge this amazing number as the record. Why? We have no idea. ...