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Some of The Greatest Sports Photos of All Time

Some of The Greatest Sports Photos of All Time

Punch drunk? Diego Maradona became a national hero in Argentina (and Scotland) when he single-handedly beat England in the quarter-final of the 1986 World Cup and went on to lift the trophy.

Photo by Daniel Motz/Press Association

Some of The Greatest Sports Photos of All Time

In his first World Cup, in Spain in 1982, Diego Maradona gave six Belgians the run around. The foundations were laid in his five games in the tournament and four years later the Argentina legend steered his country to the greatest prize in football.

Photo by Steve Powell/Getty Images

Some of The Greatest Sports Photos of All Time

Steven Gerrard lets fly with a thunderbolt shot to score for Liverpool against West Ham United and take the 2006 FA Cup Final to penalties at the Millennium Stadium.

Photo by Stu Forster/Getty

Some of The Greatest Sports Photos of All Time

Some of The Greatest Sports Photos of All Time

Some of The Greatest Sports Photos of All Time

Highbury under lights. Arsenal's 2nd ever match under flood lights; Arsenal 3:2 Glasgow Rangers; Friendly match; 62,000 attendance.

Credit: Arsenal Football Club.

Some of The Greatest Sports Photos of All Time

England defender Terry Butcher refused to let a cut forehead prevent him marshalling England's defence in Sweden in 1989. Stitches and a bandage didn't really stand up to Butcher heading the ball as England secured a draw to reach Italia 90

Photo by David Cannon /Allsport

Some of The Greatest Sports Photos of All Time

The members of the Single Leg Amputee Sports Club of Sierra Leone chase for the ball in Freetown. A brutal civil war left more than 6,000 amputees in Sierra Leone.

Some of The Greatest Sports Photos of All Time

Dolphins tight end Randy McMichael soars over Saints defenders Michael Hawthorne (left) and Mel Mitchell to score a touchdown during a preseason game. The rookie tight end started all 16 games and caught 39 passes for 485 yards and four TDs during the season

Some of The Greatest Sports Photos of All Time

This photo taken during the last season of Y.A. Tittle’s storied career as an NFL quarterback captures Tittle after having just thrown an interception that was returned for a touchdown. On the play he suffered both a concussion and a cracked sternum. Tittle says of the photo, “It was the end of my dream. It was over.”

Photo by Morris Berman

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16 comments for “Some of The Greatest Sports Photos of All Time

  1. CanadianMexican
    January 14, 2014 at 9:16 pm
  2. nejihyuga
    January 14, 2014 at 9:18 pm
  3. Reemy420
    January 14, 2014 at 9:18 pm
  4. britishdilettantejimmyrustlerbutmostlyokguy
    January 14, 2014 at 9:18 pm

    Yeah they’re all sportsing pretty hard!

  5. xactfoxy
    January 14, 2014 at 9:25 pm

    Does… does Bobby Martin have a penis?

  6. MstrOfTheBation
    January 14, 2014 at 9:31 pm

    Horrible list, the only soccer mention was about woman’s soccer. That’s as interesting as watching golf. Get your shit together OP!

  7. lastwinter
    January 14, 2014 at 9:43 pm

    Put Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame!

  8. DoriDori
    January 14, 2014 at 9:58 pm

    there are a few non-americans there

  9. DoriDori
    January 14, 2014 at 10:01 pm

    then you haven’t read it carefully. mostly american, yes. in gymnastics, at least, Romania is one of the best. among Russia, China and USA

  10. corneliuskap
    January 14, 2014 at 10:15 pm

    good

  11. gingerkangkang
    January 14, 2014 at 10:27 pm

    As an Eagles fan, fuck both of y’all!

  12. NegroCommunity
    January 14, 2014 at 10:36 pm

    What can we say we have the best sports. I also say that because we have a professional League for every major sport

  13. NegroCommunity
    January 14, 2014 at 11:34 pm

    We have rugby leagues. They are just not well known about. Cricket might be one we don’t have, but i’m positive there are cricket leagues.

  14. invisty
    January 15, 2014 at 12:48 am

    The internet was invented by Americans, that’s why they act like they own the place.

  15. invisty
    January 15, 2014 at 12:50 am

    Some of The Greatest American Sports Photos of All Time. ftfy.

  16. MungasaurusRex
    January 15, 2014 at 11:09 am

    Make your own album then.

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