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Canon 1Dx mk2, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
Atlanta United players celebrate with the Philip F. Anschutz Trophy after defeating the Portland Timbers in the 2018 MLS Cup championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Been busy covering lots of football but here’s another Best of 2018 blog featuring my best Soccer images of 2018.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 8000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
Los Angeles Galaxy forward Ola Kamara (11) controls the ball against the New York Red Bulls at StubHub Center.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 8000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
New York Red Bulls defender Michael Amir Murillo (62) against the Los Angeles Galaxy at StubHub Center.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 8000iso, f4, 1/1600th, Manual
Los Angeles Galaxy defender Michael Ciani (28) moves the ball against the New York Red Bulls at StubHub Center.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
New York Red Bulls midfielder Alejandro Romero Gamarra (10) celebrates after scoring a goal on a penalty kick in the second half against the Los Angeles Galaxy at StubHub Center.

Canon 1Dx, 14mm, 1600iso, f5.6, 1/800th, Manual
An overall view of the stadium during the first half between the D.C. United and the Vancouver Whitecaps in the inaugural game played at Audi Field.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
D.C. United forward Paul Arriola (7) heads the ball against Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Felipe Martins (8) at Audi Field.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Doneil Henry (2) heads the ball against D.C. United midfielder Wayne Rooney (9) in the second half of the inaugural game to be played at Audi Field.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
D.C. United forward Paul Arriola (7) scores a goal in the second half against Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Doneil Henry (2) and goalie Brian Rowe (12) in the inaugural game to be played at Audi Field.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/2000th, Manual
D.C. United midfielder Wayne Rooney (9) controls the ball against the Vancouver Whitecaps in the inaugural game played at Audi Field.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 6400iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-Min controls the ball against sliding FC Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto in the first half during an International Champions Cup soccer match at Rose Bowl.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
FC Barcelona forward Munir El Haddadi celebrates first half goal against Tottenham Hotspur during an International Champions Cup soccer match at Rose Bowl.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 6400iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
FC Barcelona player Ricard Puig (8) battles for the ball against Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Lucas Moura (27) in the first half during an International Champions Cup soccer match at Rose Bowl.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 6400iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
FC Barcelona midfielder Monchu (left) heads the ball against Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen during the second half of an International Champions Cup soccer match at Rose Bowl.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 10,000iso, f4, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
MLS Homegrown forward Sebastian Saucedo (right) defends against Tigres U-20s defender Pedro Sifuentes in the first half during the 2018 MLS Homegrown Game at Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta Training Ground.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 2000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
MLS forward Josef Martinez (17) flies through the air as he heads the ball in for a goal against Juventus in the first half in the 2018 MLS All Star Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 2000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
MLS midfielder Tyler Adams (2) leaps in the air above forward Josef Martinez (17) as he celebrates after scoring a goal against Juventus in the first half in the 2018 MLS All Star Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez (7) battles for the ball with Portland Timbers defender Larrys Mabiala (33) in the first half in the 2018 MLS Cup championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Atlanta United midfielder Darlington Nagbe (6) goes up for a header against Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri (8) in the first half in the 2018 MLS Cup championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez (7) kicks the ball against the Portland Timbers in the first half in the 2018 MLS Cup championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez (7) scores a goal past Portland Timbers goalkeeper Jeff Attinella (1) in the first half in the 2018 MLS Cup championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez (7) celebrates after scoring a goal against the Portland Timbers in the first half in the 2018 MLS Cup championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 6400iso, f4, 1/1600th, Manual
Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri (8) kicks the ball over Atlanta United FC defender Michael Parkhurst in the 2018 MLS Cup championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez (7) celebrates after defeating the Portland Timbers in the 2018 MLS Cup championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Confetti falls as team owner Arthur Blank (foreground) raises his arms and cheers as Atlanta United defender Michael Parkhurst hoists the Philip F. Anschutz Trophy as he celebrates with teammates after defeating the Portland Timbers in the 2018 MLS Cup championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan (1) and teammates hoist the trophy after defeating the Portland Timbers in the 2018 MLS Cup championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
Atlanta United players celebrate with the Philip F. Anschutz Trophy after defeating the Portland Timbers in the 2018 MLS Cup championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 24-70mm, 400iso, f3.2, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
Atlanta United goalie Brad Guzan drinks Heineken beer from the Philip F. Anschutz Trophy as he celebrates with teammates in the locker room after defeating the Portland Timbers in the 2018 MLS Cup championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Up next in my Best of 2018 posts are may best Basketball images of the year.


 
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