11 things we loved this weekend: Shaqiri, Klopp, Guardiola, Zlatan & more
The Football League in England kicks off this week, and a number of divisions have already got underway across Europe.
We’ve taken a look at some of the best action on and off the pitch from around the world over the weekend.
At least someone is trying to cheer Jose up.
Jurgen Klopp laughs off Jose Mourinho's 'title' comments "One of my biggest goals in life is to make Jose smile – it doesn’t happen very often" pic.twitter.com/AAJGubXcvx
— Anything Liverpool (@AnythingLFC_) July 27, 2018
Not a bad way to make yourself popular with supporters of your new club.
A bicycle kick. On your debut. Against @ManUtd. 😍
All of the angles @XS_11official's stunning goal…
…keep an eye out for Curtis Jones' reaction! 😱🤣 pic.twitter.com/55IOyMUSeU
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) July 29, 2018
An overhead kick goalline clearance followed by a backheeled goal. Sure.
Still got it.
Andres Iniesta's touch is as glorious as ever! 😍 pic.twitter.com/C73SoeJ9Sh
— Goal (@goal) July 28, 2018
Rooney ended DC United’s 2-1 win over Colorado Rapids with a broken nose and five stitches, but he did manage to open his account for the MLS outfit as he became reacquainted with former Manchester United team-mate Tim Howard.
— Major League Soccer (@MLS) July 29, 2018
Summer football in Sunderland.
JESUS WEPT THE WORLD IS ENDING pic.twitter.com/6RUcx0hwIR
— Roker Report (@RokerReport) July 27, 2018
Arnar Már Guðjónsson
Maynor Figueroa, eat yer heart out.
— ÍATV (@ia_sjonvarp) July 27, 2018
We can all agree that Loris Karius has had a rough few months between the sticks. However, none of his mistakes even come close to this moment of madness brought to you by former Halifax Town keeper, Ian Dunbavin. pic.twitter.com/1PB6kERh67
— Ball Street (@BallStreet) July 27, 2018
Gary Neville will have enjoyed this.
"I want to say thank you."
Pep Guardiola loved Man City's pre-season tour. 🤗 pic.twitter.com/K8DQuAB2SF
— Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) July 29, 2018
We’ve mentioned our love of Poland’s top flight before, and we’re glad to say it’s back.
Another quiet weekend in MLS for Ibrahimovic, who scored a hat-trick as LA Galaxy beat Orlando City 4-3.