Late goals, shock results and non stop drama. Even by its high standards, football has outdone itself this calendar year.
The top five games of 2014 have entires spanning from a number of different competitions.
The World Cup, Champions League and Premier League have all been home to some of the most exciting matches over the past 12 months.
Here are the five games of this year that have had the footballing world purring over, and the five games that show exactly why this year has been a sensational year for the sport.
Click the 'Begin Slideshow' button below to work your way through the list from five to one, and feel free to share your favourite game of the calendar year in the comment box provided!