Tiger Woods celebrates after holing the putt that clinched the US Masters.

Tiger Woods: 12 of the greatest sporting comebacks

Tiger Woods victory at the US Masters yesterday has been hailed as one of the greatest sporting comebacks of all time.

But where does this stand alongside other incredible sporting miracles? Here we look back at 12 of the greatest comebacks in history…

Down 28-3 in Super Bowl 51, the New England Patriots pulled off the greatest comeback in American football history by outscoring the Atlanta Falcons 31-0 from the 3rd quarter through overtime.

9. Superbowl 2017

Down 28-3 in Super Bowl 51, the New England Patriots pulled off the greatest comeback in American football history by outscoring the Atlanta Falcons 31-0 from the 3rd quarter through overtime.
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Had a near death experience in 1993 when she was stabbed in the back by a court invader. She didnt return to the game for two years and in 1996 she lifted the Australian Open  the 10th and final slam of her career.

10. Monica Seles

Had a near death experience in 1993 when she was stabbed in the back by a court invader. She didnt return to the game for two years and in 1996 she lifted the Australian Open the 10th and final slam of her career.
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After refusing to join the US army in 1966, Ali was exiled from the sport for four years. He wasnt given much hope on his return, but scored an eighth round knockout against George Foreman to reclaim the world heavyweight crown.

11. Muhammed Ali

After refusing to join the US army in 1966, Ali was exiled from the sport for four years. He wasnt given much hope on his return, but scored an eighth round knockout against George Foreman to reclaim the world heavyweight crown.
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The golf superstar won his fifth Masters to claim his first major in 11 years. The triumph completed a remarkable comeback following years of surgeries and personal problems that convinced many he would never win another major.

12. Tiger Woods

The golf superstar won his fifth Masters to claim his first major in 11 years. The triumph completed a remarkable comeback following years of surgeries and personal problems that convinced many he would never win another major.
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