15 things we loved this week: Gnabry, Rashford, Thiago, Neymar & more

Quick Reads

While we’re excited about the return of elite club football this weekend, the international break provided plenty of fun moments this week.

We usually start the week on a Monday by looking back at the best clips from the weekend, and with football pretty much taking place every day now the game’s calendar has been turned on its head, we’ve decided to start replicating the feature on a Friday. We’re also going to take this chance to introduce a few non-football-related things that we’ve enjoyed.

So without further ado, here are a few things that made us smile this week, including some good news about our favourite music venue in the land.

Serge Gnabry

This kind of finish is always a lot of fun. That Germany kit is, typically, an absolute belter as well.

San Marino

Enough to warm the coldest of hearts. Maybe not Roy Keane’s, actually.

Diogo Jota

There’s a very big Sadio Mane vibe to all of this.

Remo Freuler

We vow to include anyone that chips Manuel Neuer in this feature from hereon in.

Eddie Nketiah

A brilliant achievement for the Arsenal striker.


He’s now overtaken Ronaldo in the list of Brazil’s greatest goalscorers. We loved his little tribute to O Fenomeno in celebrating the achievement.

READ: Comparing Neymar’s Brazil record to Ronaldo’s after landmark goal

Marcus Rashford

He’s done all the hard work, now you just have to sign the petition.

Paul O’Neill

Not bad at all from the young Northern Irishman.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Scoring all those goals is clearly tiring work.

Olivier Bernard

Bernard turned 41 this week, so it felt only right to revisit his greatest moment at Newcastle…

Thiago Alcantara

Something tells us that James Milner is a little envious of his new team-mate’s technique.


This got us right in the feels.

Juan Roman Riquelme

A miserable, rainy Tuesday was brightened up by this compilation of Riquelme – specifically, that flick over Tony Hibbert.

Adil Rami

Same, mate. Same. Just without the girls.

The Brudenell Social Club

We spend more time there then we possibly should, so this news made us incredibly happy. When all this sh*te is finally over, treat yourself to a gig there. You won’t regret it.

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