2018 in the rearview mirror: From Manpreet Singh's Messi-esque goal to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's strike, moments which wowed

As 2018 winds down, here's a list of sporting moments which took your breath away

FP Sports December 29, 2018 19:11:55 IST
2018 in the rearview mirror: From Manpreet Singh's Messi-esque goal to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's strike, moments which wowed

2018 was a year which left some lasting memories, thanks to moments of magic on the field.

On the hockey pitch, India captain Manpreet Singh scored a dazzling goal, against Pakistan no less, in the Asian Champions Trophy.

On the tennis court, Roger Federer gave a demonstration of his class.

On the football pitch, Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored off a spinning kick.

On the badminton court, Kento Momota and Anthony Ginting rallied like their life depended on it.

Here's a look at the best moments of athletic brilliance from 2018:

Manpreet scores a Messi-esque goal against Pakistan in Asian Champions Trophy

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Shank you very much!

This one was not a shank

India's Sanjay scores a Messi-esque goal at Youth Olympics

When Kevin Anderson switched hands during marathon match

The best tag-team catch of 2018

When Steph Curry shoots, Steph Curry scores

Mumbai City FC’s Pranjal Bhumij scores a screamer against Kerala Blasters FC

A scintillating advertisement for doubles badminton from the BWF World Tour Finals

Kento Momota and Anthony Ginting show that even singles contests can have dramatic rallies

And here’s He Bingjiao with possibly the return of the year

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores his 500th career goal with a stunning spinning kick

Lucas Pouille with a special tweener against Marcos Baghdatis

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