15 things we loved this week: Rashford, Fabinho, Bielsa, Roofe & more

Quick Reads

European football returned this week as we witnessed yet more brilliance in the Champions League and the Europa League.

Elsewhere, Marcus Rashford continued to be a better person than all of us put together and Marcelo Bielsa managed to cheer us up.

We’ve rounded up the best of the action on and off the pitch.

Marcus Rashford

The winner in Paris wasn’t bad, but more importantly Rashford has kept on fighting to end child poverty in the UK. It’s been a big week, and that’s probably kept him quite busy, but he’s not stopped taking the time to do the little things like this…

Kemar Roofe

Fucking hell, mate.

Darwin Nunez

Fucking hell, Darwin.

Jamie Carragher

Well said, Carra.

Papu Gomez

We love this player. We love this team. We love any shot that kisses the bar on the way into the back of the net.

Dominik Szoboszlai

What were we just saying about shots that kiss the bar on the way in?

Corentin Tolisso

We can only dream of striking a ball that sweetly.

Marcelo Bielsa’s face

That smile never fails to cheer us up.


Yes, you’ve seen it a thousand times already, but it’s still just as impressive as it was on the first watch.

Wesley Sneijder

Well, not Sneijder specifically, but rather this presumably regretful Manchester United fan.

Luis Diaz

We’ve suddenly got a really big urge to watch The Road Runner.

Luka Modric

He makes this look so easy we often wonder why he doesn’t just do it a bit more.

Osama VinLaden

And the prize for Story We Did Not Expect To Read This Week goes to…

Carlisle United

We’re unsure of the fitness benefits, but sign us up for salmon football.

Marcus Thuram

We’re guessing that did the trick

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