15 things we loved this weekend: Ronaldo, De Bruyne, Pogba & more

Quick Reads

After 2020 drew to a close, Manchester United and Arsenal both enjoyed a brilliant start to the new year over the weekend. 

Elsewhere, Cristiano Ronaldo picked up where he left off last year and Bayer Leverkusen’s Nadiem Amiri scored an early contender for the 2021 Puskas Award.

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

Nadiem Amiri

We’ve not seen a backheel this filthy in the Bundesliga since Grafite was in his pomp at Wolfsburg.

Jamal Lowe

We’ve got a lot of time for this.

Paul Pogba

More of this please, Paul.

Harry Kane

We’re going to stick our necks on the line and say that Harry Kane is good.

Kieran Tierney

As he told BT: “A bit of cold weather hurts nobody!”

Kevin de Bruyne

The De Bruyne assist-machine just keeps churning out.

Dani Ceballos

Ceballos clearly enjoyed Alexandre Lacazette’s second goal.

Cristiano Ronaldo

New year, same Ronaldo.

Leroy Sane

This looks pretty familiar…

Ian Holloway

Fair play, Ollie.

This penalty

Can’t tell you how much we wanted him to miss.

Gregor Kobel

You need to watch the replay to truly appreciate this save.

Peter Bosz

Excuse me?

Spartak Moscow

It was worth a shot…

Spartak Moscow, again

Give this admin a pay rise.

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