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In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012

  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • Sergio Aguero scored the winning goal for Manchester City against QPR in the dying moments of the last match to win the league for his team. (AP Photo)
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  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • Manchester City won the English Premier League title for the first time in 44 years, beating Queens Park Rangers 3-2. It was the first time since 1989 that the title was decided in the last match. (AP Photo)
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  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • Chelsea winning the Chamions League for the first time was one of the biggest moment in football this year. They came from nowhere to beat Barcelona in semi-final, and then winning the trophy by defeating Bayern Munich in a penalty shoot-out in the final. (AP Photo)
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  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • Real Madrid clinched the La Liga title for the first time since 2008 after their 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao. (AP Photo)
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  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • Juventus won the Serie A title for the record 28th time. They were unbeaten throughout the season in 2012. (AP Photo)
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  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • Defending champions Spain claimed their third successive major international trophy by routing Italy 4-0 in the final of Euro 2012 in Kiev. (AP Photo)
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  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta won the award for the best player in Europe ahead of Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi and Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo. (AP Photo)
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  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • Lionel Messi broke German great Gerd Mueller's 40-year-old record for most nmumber of goals in a year by scoring for the 86th time in 2012. (AP Photo)
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  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • Borussia Dortmund, a young team with hardly any big names won the Bundesliga for the second season after a 2-0 home win over Borussia Moenchengladbach.(Getty Images)
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  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • Chelsea, under Roberto di Matteo had their best season as they won the Champions League and the FA Cup. But his sacking came as a huge shock to fans, and Abramovich was criticised for this move. (Getty Images)
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  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • Robin van Persie signing for Manchester United was one of the biggest moment in football this year. He has been the top performer for United this year. (Getty Images)
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  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic's amazing 30 yard bicycle kick goal against England was regarded as one of the best goals ever scored. (Getty Images)
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  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012
  • In Pics: Best Football moments of 2012