13 things we loved this weekend: Hazard, Bale, Wijnaldum, Pepe & more

Quick Reads

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.

Georginio Wijnaldum

Have it.

Gareth Bale

Spare a thought for Ivan Rakitic.

Eden Hazard

Sure, Thomas Meunier gets the goal, but that pass from Hazard. Woof.

Stuart Armstrong

He looks slightly embarrassed to have done this against San Marino, but he shouldn’t.

Nicolas Pepe


Arek Milik

Lovely stuff.

Martin Odegaard

Nutmegs Sergio Ramos, gets fouled. Real Madrid training should be fun next season.

Francesco Acerbi

Top man.

Emile Heskey

The celebration made us so happy.


This is how to announce Claudio Ranieri as your manager.

Kasper Schmeichel

Just the hat-trick of worldie saves.

Petr Cech

Whatever sport he plays, he still can’t be beaten.

Dennis Bergkamp

A compilation of his greatest first touches, for no other reason than it’s absolutely beautiful.

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