17 things we loved this weekend: Courtois, Modric, Neville, Ronaldo

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Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois celebrates after his team win the UEFA Champions League final at Stade de France. 28th May 2022.

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.

Carlo Ancelotti

After winning his fourth Champions League as a manager, Ancelotti couldn’t resist a little dance.

Thibaut Courtois

Nine saves in a Champions League final, Thibaut? Nine? That’s insane.

Eden Hazard

Unsurprisingly, Toni Kroos was having none of it.

Luka Modric

Class is permanent.

Toni Kroos & Luka Modric

The fifth Champions League title is still as special as the first.

David Alaba

This is quickly becoming one of football’s most iconic celebrations.

Gary Neville

You have to admire the shithousery.

Steve Cooper

Cooper has done a sensational job at Forest.

Djed Spence

After securing promotion, Spence couldn’t resist a dig at his former manager.

Patrick Shanahan

You don’t get stuff like this in the Premier League!


Ronaldo is club president at Real Valladolid and he celebrated their return to La Liga.

Jose Mourinho 

He should definitely stick to the day job.

Lewis Morgan

We’ve already watched this goal on repeat at least 30 times.

Andreas Pereira

The Man Utd loanee will have impressed Erik ten Hag with this strike.


Football. Bloody hell.

Dario Essugo

Remember the name,


Ernest Agyiri

David Beckham, eat yer heart out.

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