The World's Top Sports Tweets of 2016

From celebrating unprecedented title runs and retirement announcements to Shaq getting all philosophical.

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As many would agree, 2016 has been a year of extreme highs and lows, and as always, the sports world reflected that volatile state of the greater global community. We lost icons, battled injustices, witnessed the end of eras, experienced miracles and so much more. With the calendar year finally coming to a close, and the opportunity of 2017 on the horizon, Twitter has revealed its most popular tweets of the year, including the below top 10 from the sports world. From celebrating unprecedented title runs and retirement announcements to Shaq getting all philosophical, enjoy a brief recap of 2016 below.

10. Cristiano Ronaldo Celebrates Portugal’s Euro 2016 Win

9. The Big Socrates

 

8. Zlatan Marks His Final Game for Paris Saint-Germain

7. McGregor Trolls, Announces Fake Retirement

 

6. Kobe Bryant Reflects On His Final Game

5. Marshawn Lynch Announces Retirement

 

4. Leicester City’s Christian Fuchs Shares Video of Teammates Celebrating Premier League Win

3. Zlatan Announces Man Utd Move

 

2. Muhammad Ali’s Official Account Reports The Icon’s Passing

1. Leicester City Celebrates Its Cinderella Story

 

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