Most Emotional Football Moments

okegoalWednesday, 28 June 2023 | 06:45 GMT+0000

OKEGOAL.COM - is a sport that can evoke a wide range of emotions, from joy and ecstasy to sadness and despair. There have been many memorable in history that have touched the hearts of fans and players alike.

Here are some examples of the most and beautiful in football:

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Tearful Mohamed Salah Forced Out of Champions League (2018)

The Egyptian star was having a sensational season with , leading them to the final against .

However, he suffered a shoulder injury after a clash with Sergio and had to leave the pitch in tears, knowing that his dream of lifting the trophy was over.

Ronaldo's Injury in UEFA Euro 2016

The Portuguese captain was determined to lead his country to their first major title, but he was injured by a tackle from Dimitri Payet in the final against France.

He tried to continue playing, but eventually had to be stretchered off the field, crying and consoling his teammates.

He then became an inspirational figure on the sidelines, cheering and motivating his team to a 1-0 victory.

Messi crying uncontrollably after losing Copa America Finals (2016)

The Argentine legend had won everything with , but he was still chasing his first international trophy with his national team.

He had a chance to end the drought in the Copa America final against Chile, but he missed a penalty in the shootout and saw his team lose for the second consecutive year.

He was so devastated that he announced his retirement from international football, although he later reversed his decision.

Francesco Totti's Retirement (2017)

The Italian icon spent his entire career with Roma, becoming their all-time top scorer and most capped player.

He played his last match for the club at the age of 40, scoring a penalty in a 3-2 win over Genoa.

He then bid farewell to the fans and the stadium that he loved so much, breaking down in tears as he kissed the pitch.

Argentina Vs. England: 1986 World Cup Quarter-Final

This match featured two of the most iconic goals in football history, both scored by Diego Maradona.