17 things we loved this weekend: Courtois, Modric, Neville, Ronaldo
Real Madrid dominated the headlines at the weekend after a Vinicius Junior goal gave them a 1-0 win over Liverpool in the Champions League final.
Elsewhere, Nottingham Forest secured their long-awaited return to the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Huddersfield Town in the Championship play-off final.
We’ve rounded up the best of the action on and off the field.
After winning his fourth Champions League as a manager, Ancelotti couldn’t resist a little dance.
Noway Carlo Ancelotti is so wholesome 😍 pic.twitter.com/UiR08IbHln
— TeamMadridCF (@TeamMadridCF) May 29, 2022
Nine saves in a Champions League final, Thibaut? Nine? That’s insane.
Thibaut Courtois is the first goalkeeper on record to make NINE saves in a single #UCLfinal
An incredible performance. 🙌 pic.twitter.com/FLO8WSXNku
— Squawka (@Squawka) May 28, 2022
Unsurprisingly, Toni Kroos was having none of it.
Hazard trying to give Toni Kroos’ son champagne. 😂
— TC (@totalcristiano) May 29, 2022
Class is permanent.
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) May 29, 2022
Toni Kroos & Luka Modric
The fifth Champions League title is still as special as the first.
This is so wholesome, 8 years of playing next to each other. 5 UCL titles together. Modric & Kroos got me crying man pic.twitter.com/i4Pscsf62j
— WolfRMFC (@WolfRMFC) May 29, 2022
This is quickly becoming one of football’s most iconic celebrations.
— RNMJ TV Real Madrid (@RNMJ_TV) May 29, 2022
You have to admire the shithousery.
Long way to go! pic.twitter.com/B9agPo0a3K
— Gary Neville (@GNev2) May 28, 2022
Cooper has done a sensational job at Forest.
Steve Cooper gets ambushed by the Nottingham Forest players during his post-match interview 🤣 pic.twitter.com/XPItczIqRv
— Football Daily (@footballdaily) May 29, 2022
After securing promotion, Spence couldn’t resist a dig at his former manager.
— Djed Spence (@DjedSpence) May 29, 2022
You don’t get stuff like this in the Premier League!
I wonder how Port Vale owner's son Patrick Shanahan is feeling this morning…😬pic.twitter.com/oaeluYIQra
— Sky Sports Football (@SkyFootball) May 29, 2022
Ronaldo is club president at Real Valladolid and he celebrated their return to La Liga.
Good night for Ronaldo yesterday when his Valladolid won LaLiga promotion! pic.twitter.com/kSqEOiyzNj
— Alexandra Jonson (@AlexandraJonson) May 30, 2022
He should definitely stick to the day job.
Jose Mourinho got to drive the Roma parade bus before the parade started 😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/jEQS67N2Ck
— J (@MourinhoPics) May 27, 2022
We’ve already watched this goal on repeat at least 30 times.
— New York Red Bulls (@NewYorkRedBulls) May 29, 2022
The Man Utd loanee will have impressed Erik ten Hag with this strike.
ANDREAS PEREIRA SCREAMER TO LEVEL FLAMENGO WITH FLUMINENSE. 😳
What a time to get your first goal of the Brasileirão season. 👍 pic.twitter.com/tNPPdTXfvg
— CBS Sports Golazo ⚽️ (@CBSSportsGolazo) May 29, 2022
Football. Bloody hell.
Utterly mad game of football! 🤯
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) May 28, 2022
Remember the name,
💥 HAVE THAT!
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) May 29, 2022
David Beckham, eat yer heart out.
🇬🇭 Ernest Agyiri scored this worldie for 10-men Levadia Tallin as they earned a vital point against league leaders Flora Tallin.
— Lawrence Baidoo (@kweku_lawrence) May 29, 2022