11 things we loved this week: Ronaldo, Liverpool, Icardi, Martinez

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A former Manchester United superstar continued his excellence this week, while Liverpool and Bayern Munich displays obviously caught our eye.

It has been a big week, with the Champions League quarter-finals taking place, as well as the Milan derby.

We’ve rounded up some of the best clips from the week’s action.

Ray Wilkins

Wilkins sadly passed away this week, but the tributes which have poured in are a testament to the man.

Cristiano Ronaldo

It’s impossible to keep coming up with superlatives to describe Ronaldo, who continues to defy expectations.

Nicky Butt

What we’re most grateful about the Ronaldo goal for is the fact it inspired our mates at Ball Street to dig up this clip.


And this clip…

Zinedine Zidane

We’re not going to argue with Zizou.


It may be a cliche, but watching Liverpool blow away a brilliant side on a European night at Anfield is pretty special – and it also shows that fans can, and do, make a difference.

How else can you explain Manchester City forcing Liverpool to change ends so they couldn’t play towards the Kop in the second half?

Javi Martinez

What a tackle.

Dele Alli

Our friends at Ball Street have made this excellent short video looking at why Alli has become the Premier League’s biggest pantomime villain.

Mauro Icardi

Oh, Mauro, mate.

Mauro Icardi

Oh, Mauro, mate. Not again. (This was in stoppage time.)

It prompted this…

Wolves’ ball boy

With Hull’s coaching staff time wasting, this kid took matters into his own hands. Give him a Championship winner’s medal.

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