The beautiful game has seen some beautiful moments

The FA has selected some of the best examples of respect and fair play from across fifteen decades of football. For every unsporting and dishonest incident on the field of play, there are inspirational moments from around the world that reinforce the spirit that football should be played in and remind us why we all love the beautiful game.

An FA panel has shortlisted the ten greatest moments of respect and fair play in the history of our game. Do you agree with the choices? Explore this site and share your favourites on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.

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Discover more iconic fair play moments. Scroll through the best examples of Respect over the past 150 years...

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Fair play is a common language, the cement of sports that is capable of gathering together the whole sports world.

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"There are many champions, but the champion of champions is the one who trains, competes and lives in the spirit of fair play." - Jeno Kamuti, President of the International Committee for Fair Play.

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"Fair play is defined as a way of thinking, not just a way of behaving."

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"Fair play incorporates the concepts of friendship, respect for others and always playing within the right spirit."
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