As the football season reaches its halfway point, BBC Football has compiled a list of the top 10 moments of the season so far. From stunning goals to magnificent comebacks, this list showcases the best that the game has had to offer in the past few months.
1. Messi’s Debut for Paris Saint-Germain
One of the biggest moments of the season so far was Lionel Messi’s debut for Paris Saint-Germain. The Argentine superstar’s move to the French capital sent shockwaves through the footballing world and his first appearance in the PSG shirt was eagerly anticipated by fans and pundits alike.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo’s Return to Manchester United
Another highly anticipated return was that of Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United. The Portuguese forward re-joined the Red Devils after 12 years away, and his homecoming was met with ecstatic celebrations from the Old Trafford faithful.
3. sensational goals
The season so far has also seen its fair share of sensational goals, including stunning strikes from the likes of Mohamed Salah, Son Heung-Min, and Romelu Lukaku. These moments of individual brilliance have provided fans with unforgettable highlights.
4. Brentford’s Impressive Start
Brentford’s impressive start to their debut season in the Premier League has also been a standout moment. The Bees have taken the top flight by storm, securing notable wins over the likes of Arsenal and Wolves, and their performances have been a joy to watch.
5. Manchester City’s Dominance
Manchester City’s dominance in the Premier League has been another highlight of the season so far. The defending champions have been in scintillating form, with their attacking prowess and defensive solidity making them the team to beat.
6. Liverpool’s Thrilling Comeback
Liverpool’s thrilling comeback against AC Milan in the Champions League was also a standout moment. The Reds fought back from 2-1 down to win 3-2, with Jordan Henderson’s late winner sending Anfield into raptures.
7. Romelu Lukaku’s Impact at Chelsea
Romelu Lukaku’s impact at Chelsea has been another key moment of the season. The Belgian striker has hit the ground running since his return to Stamford Bridge, and his goals have been crucial in the Blues’ title challenge.
8. Sensational Saves
The season so far has also seen its fair share of sensational saves, with goalkeepers such as Edouard Mendy, Alisson Becker, and David de Gea pulling off remarkable stops to keep their teams in the game.
9. The Rise of Young Talent
The rise of young talent has also been a highlight, with the likes of Jude Bellingham, Bukayo Saka, and Phil Foden impressing with their performances for their respective clubs and national teams.
10. Thrilling Title Race
Lastly, the thrilling title race in leagues across Europe has provided plenty of excitement. The battle for top spot in the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, and other divisions has been highly competitive, with several teams vying for honours.
These moments from the season so far have showcased the beauty and excitement of the beautiful game, and as the season progresses, there will undoubtedly be many more unforgettable moments to come.