10 things we loved this weekend: Rashford, Robertson, Zaha and more
Believe it or not, some football did take place this week, while a number of players continued to help others amid the outbreak of coronavirus.
Games took place in Belarus and Australia, and the internet is becoming awash with classic clips through the years.
We’ve rounded up the best of the action on and off the pitch.
What you on about? We’ve always kept a close eye on Belarusian football.
Adam Le Fondre
And the crowd go wild.
— Christopher Coughlin (@ccoughlin1995) March 21, 2020
One fan in Australia just wanted to show his appreciation for his team.
One of the good guys.
Andy Robertson is likely the mystery donator behind a huge donation to keep six Scottish food banks open as the coronavirus opens. [The Sunday Times]
What a man and doesn’t even want credit for it 👏👏👏https://t.co/QPDgtfvPyh
— Anfield Edition (@AnfieldEdition) March 22, 2020
Another of the good guys.
Wilfried Zaha and Obi Williams has offered rent-free accommodation to NHS hospital staff dealing with the coronavirus outbreak 😷.
Zaha and Obi co-own ZO properties, which has around 50 apartments in London.
A lovely gesture 👏. pic.twitter.com/jynjZCr1NR
— Details On Football (@theDOFootball) March 20, 2020
A great gesture, followed by a great quote from Steve Bruce: “George is as good as gold now, jumping around the place with a brand new hip. He’ll be playing soon!”
The #NUFC players, driven by Andy Carroll, organised a whip round and raised £15,000 to pay for club kitman George Ramshaw’s hip replacement surgery.
— NUFC 360 (@NUFC360) March 21, 2020
The Manchester United striker has teamed up with FareShare UK to ensure children that rely on free school meals don’t go hungry.
Guys, across the UK there are over 32,000 schools. Tomorrow all of these will close. Many of the children attending these schools rely on free meals, so I’ve spent the last few days talking to organisations to understand how this deficit is going to be filled. (1) pic.twitter.com/3Iusr6E9kM
— Marcus Rashford (@MarcusRashford) March 19, 2020
What we all need at times of crisis.
I got bored so I made the greatest Premier League goal ever scored pic.twitter.com/NhxSkGaVIb
— Subbuteo Online (@SubbuteoOnline) March 22, 2020
There are plenty of classic clips doing the rounds, but we’d not seen this before.
One Reddit user is providing an important public service inspired by Ozil.