15 things we loved this weekend: Messi, Vardy, Lukaku, Sancho & more

Quick Reads

Liverpool‘s crumbling title defence led the news in England this weekend, while Romelu Lukaku stole the show for Inter in Serie A.

Elsewhere, Lionel Messi continues to do Lionel Messi things for Barcelona, despite his future remaining unclear, while we were treated to one of the longest long throws we’ve ever seen. Seriously, what more could you want?

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

Romelu Lukaku

The striker brought up 300 career goals in Inter’s 3-1 win over Lazio, but this assist took the biscuit.

Roy Keane

The best thing that’s happened in 2021.

Ian Wright

If you hadn’t already noticed, Wright really loves Arsenal.

Lionel Messi

Another day, another Messi stunner.

Fabio Borini

We had to double-check that this is the same Borini that played for Liverpool.

Kasper Schmeichel

Save of the season?

Jamie Vardy

We’re just glad he’s not breaking them anymore.


We’re never going to forgive Pep Guardiola if he doesn’t let Ederson take a penalty before the end of the season.

Ilkay Gundogan

Gundogan had 15 goals in 102 Premier League games before the start of this season…

Weston McKennie

This takes us back to our French GCSE exam.

Blaise Matuidi

Oh, mate.

Jadon Sancho

Sancho has looked back to his best in 2021.

Pulga Rodriquez

The cheekiest of cheeky nutmegs.


Marinho continues to bring joy to Santos. 

Sergio Conceicao

This is nice.

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