This has been a year of extraordinary, sentimental finales. From Zambia in the Africa Cup of Nations to Chelsea in the Champions League via Manchester City's last-gasp triumph in the Premier League, football has wrung every drop of drama and emotion from its climaxes.
On 1 July, Andriy Shevchenko hopes there might just be another – this time one tinged with poignancy and followed by a farewell. "For the last five years I've hardly thought about anything but the European Championship that will be held in my country," the 35-year-old says. "It's fair to say this has extended my career. It's my dream."
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