Football is a sport filled with drama, excitement, and unpredictability, and one of the most thrilling moments in a football match is when a goal is scored in the dying seconds of the game. These last-minute goals can turn a game on its head, and often have a huge impact on the outcome of a competition. Here are some of the most dramatic last-minute goals in football history.

  1. Sergio Aguero (Manchester City vs. QPR, 2012) – This goal is undoubtedly one of the most dramatic in football history. Manchester City trailed Queens Park Rangers 2-1 heading into stoppage time in the final match of the 2011-12 Premier League season. However, two goals from Sergio Aguero in the 94th and 95th minute gave City the 3-2 win and the Premier League title.
  2. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Manchester United vs. Bayern Munich, 1999) – In the 1999 Champions League final, Manchester United trailed Bayern Munich 1-0 heading into stoppage time. However, two goals from Teddy Sheringham and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the 91st and 93rd minute gave United the 2-1 win and the Champions League title.
  3. Andres Iniesta (Barcelona vs. Chelsea, 2009) – In the second leg of the 2009 Champions League semi-final, Barcelona trailed Chelsea 1-0 on aggregate heading into stoppage time. However, a goal from Andres Iniesta in the 93rd minute gave Barcelona the 1-1 draw and sent them to the final on away goals.
  4. Steve Gerrard (Liverpool vs. Olympiacos, 2004) – In the group stage of the 2004-05 Champions League, Liverpool needed to win by two goals or more against Olympiacos to advance. Trailing 1-0 in the 86th minute, Steven Gerrard scored a long-range screamer to tie the game, and then scored again in stoppage time to give Liverpool the 3-1 win and a place in the knockout rounds.
  5. Lionel Messi (Barcelona vs. Real Madrid, 2017) – In the final seconds of the 2017 Clasico, Lionel Messi scored a stunning goal to give Barcelona a 3-2 win over arch-rivals Real Madrid. The win kept Barcelona in the hunt for the La Liga title.
  6. David Platt (England vs. Belgium, 1990) – In the round of 16 match at the 1990 World Cup, England were tied 0-0 with Belgium in the 119th minute. However, a late goal from David Platt gave England the 1-0 win and sent them to the quarter-finals.
  7. Michael Thomas (Liverpool vs. Arsenal, 1989) – In the final match of the 1988-89 season, Liverpool only needed a draw against Arsenal to win the league. However, trailing 1-0 in stoppage time, Michael Thomas scored a dramatic goal to give Arsenal a 2-0 win and the league title.
  8. Diego Forlan (Atletico Madrid vs. Fulham, 2010) – In the 2010 Europa League final, Atletico Madrid and Fulham were tied 1-1 heading into stoppage time. However, a late goal from Diego Forlan gave Atletico Madrid the 2-1 win and the Europa League title.
  9. Mario Gotze (Germany vs. Argentina, 2014) – In the final of the 2014 World Cup, Germany and Argentina were tied 0-0 in the 113th minute.

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