11 things we loved this weekend: Wijnaldum, Van Gaal, Bielsa & more
Premier League football may have had a week off due to the international break, but there was still plenty of exciting action around the world.
There was a non-league hero, a baby’s heartwarming introduction to football and a pretty awkward anthem mix-up.
We’ve rounded up the best of the action on and off the pitch.
The greatest feeling in football.
Gini Wijnaldum with – and I’m not overstating this here – the best assist in the history of association football pic.twitter.com/G7GQrahp65
— Richie McCormåck (@RichieMcCormack) September 6, 2019
Goal of the weekend?
Or is this goal of the weekend?
Louis van Gaal
Naming a baby gorilla in Rwanda. Of course.
— Bonnie Mugabe (@BonnieMugabe) September 6, 2019
The main man spent his international break enjoying the sights of Scarbados.
— Dave (@birdyrobertshaw) September 7, 2019
There’s usually some doubt over whether someone tried to score from a corner. There isn’t with Carvalho.
We hope the PA guy didn’t bump into the Albania squad after the match.
Ahead of Albania's match vs. France, Andorra's national anthem was played.
The looks of confusion on the Albanian players' faces 😂 pic.twitter.com/hDkbVMuKWt
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) September 7, 2019
Andorra’s offside trap
Everything about this is wonderful.
Şu taktikten daha komik bir şey varsa o da golü kaçırmamız aq jdjdjsjsndndndns pic.twitter.com/NfgkufuRIH
— Bautinho (@senolunkocasi) September 7, 2019
Football is great.
A group of Croatian fans singing a lullaby to a baby in Slovakia, before the match Slovakia v Croatia pic.twitter.com/cb9kkRRvcJ
— Denz (@DenzDejawon) September 9, 2019