Liverpool v Crystal Palace - Premier League

Iconic Images From A Wonderful Sporting Weekend

May 18, 2015 10:55 am
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With Stevie G saluting farewell, Rory romping to another victory and Djokovic destroying the record books, it was a brilliant weekend in the sporting world with some iconic images to last a lifetime. We have some of the best ones below!

Liverpool v Crystal Palace - Premier League

Steven Gerrard’s guard of honour pre-kick-off against Crystal Palace (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The Liverpool fans paid tribute to arguably their best ever player on Saturday and this wonderful mosaic on the kop encapsulated the feeling around Anfield before the game. The Crystal Palace players also showed their appreciation with a guard of honour.

Liverpool v Crystal Palace - Premier League

Sad times for Gerrard as he walked around Anfield with his family (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Unfortunately for Gerrard, his final game at Anfield was a 3-1 defeat. His three daughters were by his side before and after the game and it was an emotional time as he walked around the pitch after the match.

Norwich City v Ipswich Town - Sky Bet Championship Playoff Semi-Final

The Norwich fans were very pleased with their teams trip to Wembley and  they showed their emotion on the pitch (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Norwich City booked their place at Wembley with a 3-1 win over local rivals Ipswich. The obligatory pitch invasion took place after the game with the police surrounding fans who made their way past the stewards.

Queens Park Rangers v Newcastle United - Premier League

However, QPR fans were far from happy with their teams performance this season (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

QPR were relegated from the Premier League last weekend and their fans voiced their frustration during their win over Newcastle on Saturday. The banner above mentioned ‘Mercenaries out’ which references to the players with high wages who are on their books.

Club Atletico de Madrid v FC Barcelona - La Liga

Five titles in seven years for Barca as they celebrated in Madrid (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno)

It was party time for Barcelona on Sunday as they clinched their 23rd La Liga title with a 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid. The players were over the moon and they celebrated hard on the Vicente Calderon pitch after the match.

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More glory for Rory on the PGA Tour as he wins at Quail Hollow yet again (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rory McIlroy was a winner yet again this week as the Northern Irishman was successful at the Wells Fargo Championship by a whopping seven shots on 21-under-par. He was by the far the outstanding player this week and here is the 26-year-old accepting applause before he picked up the trophy for a second time.

The Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2015 - Day Eight

Delight for Djokovic as he wins another Rome Masters (Photo Ian Walton/Getty Images)

The build-up to the French Open continues and Novak Djokovic defended his title at the Rome Masters. It was the Serbians 22nd consecutive victory and he looked very happy with himself afterwards!

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