YouTube’s 10th Anniversary – Top 10 Moments
YouTube is 10-years-old today. The video sharing platform has grown from a baby into a giant in the last decade with billions of hits every single year.
In celebration of its anniversary, we’ve put together the Top 10 best sporting moments since its inception. Get ready to be up in arms in disagreement; in no particular order:
No matter who you support, even Manchester United, it’s impossible not to get a bout of goosebumps every time we see this clip. Sergio Aguero wins the title for Man City with the last kick of the game in the last match of the season.
Drop at goal, Grand Slam at stake.. He’s got it!
One of the most dramatic days in Six Nations rugby history, Ronan O’Gara’s incredible drop goal looked to have won it for Ireland in the dying minutes only for Stephen Jones to be handed a chance to snuff Irish Grand Slam hopes.
Still the greatest thievery in the history of the state, Thierry Henry cheated his and France’s way to the 2010 World Cup in their play-off victory at the Stade de France. We’ll let the video explain the rest.
Miracle of Medinah
The 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah would play host to, arguably, the greatest comeback in sporting history.
Speaking of comebacks, Istanbul 2005 reminded the football world nothing is impossible. From 3-0 down, the Reds would complete one of the most remarkable comebacks ever against the great AC Milan to become the European champions for the fifth time in their history.
Manning to Tyree
Down by four points with just 40 seconds of the final quarter to play in Superbowl XLII, Manning scrambles to avoid a rush and throws a hail mary to David Tyree down field, already covered by three defenders. Tyree goes up, somehow catches the ball on his helmet. The rest is history.
John O’Shea v Germany
Another of those great Irish moments that goes exactly to script. 1-0 down with just seconds to play in Gelsenkirchen, John O’Shea, on his 100th cap, pokes Ireland home an equaliser against the Germans to send the country wild.
Murray Finally Wins Wimbledon
After decades of near misses, Britain finally had their Wimbledon champion as Andy Murray defeated Novak Djokovic to lift the trophy for the first time since Fred Perry in 1952.
Cluxton wins it for Dublin
Deep into injury time in the 2011 All Ireland Football Final, Dublin’s goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton has the chance to nick glory for the boys in blue with the last kick of the game.
MVG’s 17-dart Finish
Michael Van Gerwen, the young Dutch prodigy, hits a 9-dart finish before so nearly, nearly hitting a second one straight afterward. One of the most incredible two and half minutes of darts ever.