13 things we loved this weekend: Hazard, Bale, Wijnaldum, Pepe & more
As top-flight club football took a back step, a host of big-name players made their mark for the respective international sides this weekend.
There was also an incredibly enjoyable fixture at Ibrox, as Liverpool Legends beat Rangers Legends 3-2, with Steven Gerrard appearing for both sides.
We’ve rounded up the best of the action on and off the pitch.
Great goal. Georginio Wijnaldum blasts one into the top corner for Netherlands vs Belarus. His second of the game. pic.twitter.com/UAipkAHBI3
— James Nalton (@JDNalton) October 13, 2019
Spare a thought for Ivan Rakitic.
MAIS ARRÊTEZ BALE IL EST TROP FORT pic.twitter.com/myg6f7ev6y
— H 🇵🇹 (@HugoooG78) October 13, 2019
Sure, Thomas Meunier gets the goal, but that pass from Hazard. Woof.
Take a bow Eden Hazard
— Juan (@juanselatse) October 13, 2019
He looks slightly embarrassed to have done this against San Marino, but he shouldn’t.
— Rob Price (@SaintRobinho86) October 13, 2019
Wilfried Zaha and Nicolas Pepe combine for Ivory coast goal vs DR Congo to make it 2:0. pic.twitter.com/uyHYRTBSnV
— AfcVIP⁴⁹ (@VipArsenal) October 13, 2019
QUELLE BELLE FRAPPE DE MILIK !! #POLMAC
POLOGNE 🇵🇱 2-0 🇲🇰 MACÉDOINE pic.twitter.com/XLdCT6g5Ek
— Feuille de Match (@feuille_match) October 13, 2019
Nutmegs Sergio Ramos, gets fouled. Real Madrid training should be fun next season.
— B/R Football (@brfootball) October 12, 2019
The celebration made us so happy.
Gerrard ➡️ Heskey
You know the rest…
— Amazon Prime Video Sport (@primevideosport) October 12, 2019
This is how to announce Claudio Ranieri as your manager.
🔔 Dilly ding, dilly dong!
— Sampdoria English (@sampdoria_en) October 12, 2019
Just the hat-trick of worldie saves.
Whatever sport he plays, he still can’t be beaten.
Petr Cech is the only goalkeeper to save a penalty in the Champions League final and the National Ice Hockey League South 2. Probably. https://t.co/dKiugLtqgX
— Richard Jolly (@RichJolly) October 13, 2019
A compilation of his greatest first touches, for no other reason than it’s absolutely beautiful.