My Top 22 Sporting Moments of 2022

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2022 was quite interesting if you look at it from the sports world. Before the day’s agenda, you people that eat crab are trying o, why must enjoyment be a chore.

Sorry it is coming a tad bit late, below are my top sporting moments of 2022:

22. Cristiano Ronaldo’s Manchester United exit

21. Golden State Warriors’ 4th NBA Title win in 8 years

20. Las Vegas Aces clinching their first WNBA title

19. Real Madrid’s UEFA Champion’s League success. It was their 14th Champions League title

18. Oleksandr Usyk’s 2nd win over Anthony Joshua in their Heavyweight Boxing Bout

17. Max Verstappen becomes two-time Formula 1 Champion

16. Dmitry Bivol beats Canelo Alvarez in their Light Heavyweight Boxing match up

15. Ronnie O’sullivan wins his 7th World Snooker title

14. Carlos Alcaraz’ U.S Open win and becoming youngest World Number 1

13. Ons Jabeur’s Wimbledon and US Open exploits. Though she ended up being runner-up in both finals, she is the first Muslim and Arab to achieve the feat of playing in those Grand Slam finals

12. U.S Soccer call for equal pay

11. Saudi Arabia’s win over Argentina at the Qatar 2022 World Cup

10. Roger Federer calls it quits with Tennis

9. Serena Williams takes a bow from Tennis

8. Senegal winning the African Cup of Nations (AFCON)

7. Tobi Amusan breaking the 100m female hurdles record with a time of 12.12 seconds

6. Karim Benzema finally laid his hands on the Ballon d’or

5. Christian Eriksen’s return to football after his cardiac arrest whilst on international duty with Denmark at the Euro 2020 tourney. He returned to the sport in February, 2022 with Brentford before Manchester United snapped him up in the Summer

4. The Lionesses of England won the female version of the Euros

3. Morocco’s Qatar 2022 semi-final run

2. Argentina’s Qatar 2022 World Cup triumph

  1. The death of arguably football’s best ever player, Edson Arantes do Nascimento aka Pele

There you have it, my top 22 sporting moments of 2022.

Have a blessed 2023.

CHEERS!!!

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