A special spin on soccer's big Sunday

May, 14, 2012
Go ahead. Try to find a final day of a sport -- in America, or in any country -- more dramatic than Sunday, when the Barclays Premier League in England wrapped up its season in a most astonishing fashion.

For a recap of Manchester City's dazzling comeback to steal the title from Manchester United, go here. For a new twist on the most epic of soccer/football mornings/afternoons, artist Richard Swarbrick created some fresh illustrations on his website, and was gracious enough to share them with Playbook Visuals:

Zabaleta Courtesy of Richard SwarbrickPablo Zabaleta opened the scoring for City, putting them up 1-0 against pesky Queens Park Rangers.
CisseCourtesy of Richard SwarbrickA defensive mistake, though, allowed Djibril Cisse to equalize and put Man U in the driver's seat.
MackieCourtesy of Richard Swarbrick...and then came Jamie Mackie's improbable header. QPR were up 2-1, and surely City were doomed.
Aguero GoalCourtesy of Richard SwarbrickOr not. First Edin Dzeko scored as time waned, then -- with little time left -- Sergio Aguero struck...
AgueroRichard Swarbrick...and that was the one...
City TrophyCourtesy of Richard Swarbrick ...that allowed Man City to lift the trophy for the first time in 44 years.



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