Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min celebrates scoring their side's third goal of the game with team mate Emerson Royal during the Premier League match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday 26 December 2021.

15 things we loved this weekend: Son, Xhaka, Balotelli, Ronaldinho

Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham men all caught our eye on an action-packed Boxing Day in the Premier League.

Elsewhere, Ronaldinho took part in a game of beach football in Brazil and Mario Balotelli delivered a reminder of his abilities with a brilliant goal for Adana Demirspor.

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

Man City v Leciester

We were treated to a Premier League classic on Boxing Day.


The former Barcelona star has still got it.

James Milner

Boring Milner strikes again.

Granit Xhaka

The last player we’d expect to see this from.

Bukayo Saka

It’s easy to forget just how young the Arsenal forward is.

Konstantinos Tsimikas

The ‘Greek Scouser’ is becoming a cult hero at Liverpool.

Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool should play Van Dijk up front when Roberto Firmino is unavailable.

Son Heung-min

Our favourite goal celebration of 2021.

Harry Kane

Turkey clearly helps bring the best out of Kane.

Charlie Webster

It’s easy to see why Webster is so highly rated at Chelsea.


Jorginho’s penalty technique continues to work wonders for Chelsea.

Mario Balotelli

The former Man City and Liverpool striker had a very eventful week.

Greg Stewart

You won’t see many free-kicks better than this one.

Dave Mackay

We’re gutted that the 40-year-old didn’t come off the bench.

Ziyad Al Sahafi

Wait for it…

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