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Manchester United beats Crystal Palace 2:1 in FA Cup Final

The 2016 FA Cup Final was the 135th final of the FA Cup, the world's oldest football cup competition. The match was contested between Crystal Palace and Manchester United in a repeat of the 1990 FA Cup Final. Crystal Palace won 2–1 with goals from Joel Ward and Wilfried Zaha either side of Oriol Romeu's equaliser.


Midfield maestro Xavi announces he will be leaving Barcelona

Xavi played for Spain at the 2000 Olympics, 2002 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2004, 2006 World Cup, Euro 2008, 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup, 2010 World Cup, Euro 2012, 2013 Confederations Cup and the 2014 World Cup. In November 2017, Xavi said that he would retire at the end of the 2017–18 season, and would later pursue a coaching career.


Park Ji-Sung becomes the first Asian to play in a champions League final

Having won 19 trophies in his career, Park Ji-sung is the first Asian footballer to have won the UEFA Champions League trophy, the first Asian footballer to play in a UEFA Champions League final, as well as the first Asian footballer to have won the FIFA Club World Cup.


The 16th UEFA Champions League Final

The 2008 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match that took place at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, to determine the winner of the 2007–08 UEFA Champions League. It was contested by Manchester United and Chelsea, making it an all-English club final for the first time in the history of the competition.


The first nation win both the World and Olympic titles in the same year

Sweden shut out the Czech Republic 4-0 in the Gold Medal Game to win the IIHF World Championships. Sweden had won the 2006 Winter Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Gold 3-2 versus Finland in Turin, Italy two months earlier. They therefore became the first hockey team to win both the Winter Olympics and the IIHF World Championships in the same year.


Don Nelson is named IBM NBA Coach of the Year

Nelson becoming the first NBA coach to win the award three times. He is an American former NBA player and head coach. He coached the Milwaukee Bucks, the New York Knicks, the Dallas Mavericks, and the Golden State Warriors. He was named one of the Top 10 coaches in NBA history. His all-time record is 1,335–1,063.


Muhammad Ali TKOs Henry Cooper for heavyweight boxing title

Ali and Cooper fought two boxing matches with each other.Ali won both matches.The first fight was stopped by the referee in the fifth round, and the second in the sixth round. Both fights were stopped after Cooper started bleeding excessively. The first Ali-Cooper bout is remembered for being one of the four fights in which Ali was officially knocked down.

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