Lionel Messi, Manchester United and Arsenal: The 10 most tweeted sporting moments of 2015

We run down the sporting incidents that got people talking on social media

Simon Rice
Monday 07 December 2015 07:51
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Arsenal and Manchester United dominated the most tweeted about sporting moments of 2015 among UK users, however every incident was upstaged by a moment of magic in the Champions League.

Twitter have revealed the 10 most tweeted about sporting moments of the year and at the top of the list is Lionel Messi's wonder goal for Barcelona against Bayern Munich.

In the Champions League semi-final first leg at the Nou Camp the Argentinian superstar left Jerome Boateng slumped on the floor before lofting the ball over the best goalkeeper in the world Manuel Neuer. It was a goal that saw Twitter nearly go into meltdown and made it the most talked about incident of the year.

Eight of the remaining nine most tweeted about moments of the year involved English football teams, leaving just one spot for an alternate sport. Can you guess what it was? Check out our run-down of the 10 most tweeted about sporting moments of 2015 below.

What was your favourite incident? Let us know in the comments below.

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