17 things we loved this weekend: Messi, Neymar, Bonucci, Maguire and more

Quick Reads

After a brilliant and dramatic summer of football, Italy broke English hearts to win the Euro 2020 final following a penalty shootout at Wembley.

Elsewhere, Lionel Messi finally ended his wait for a first major international title as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in the Copa America final.

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

Lionel Messi

Messi couldn’t hide his emotions after the full-time whistle.


This piece of skill is far more important than the result.

Angel Di Maria

A goal worthy of winning any final.

Lionel Messi & Neymar

The former Barcelona team-mates had an emotional embrace after the final.

Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini

An incredible duo.

Harry Maguire

England may have lost but we need to talk about this penalty from the centre-back.

Leonardo Bonucci

You have to admire the shithousery.

Giorgio Chiellini

One of the most cynical fouls you’ll ever see.

Roy Keane

Keane has his priorities in order.

Daniele De Rossi

It’s good to know that De Rossi is still as crazy as ever.

Leonardo Bonucci

Cristiano Ronaldo won’t be happy with his Juventus team-mate.

Roberto Mancini & Gianluca Vialli 

One of football’s best bromances.

Nicolas Otamendi

Otamendi wasn’t impressed by Neymar’s complaining.


Is someone cutting onions?

Lionel Messi

It’s clear to see just how much the Copa America trophy meant to Messi.

Luis Diaz

Diaz showed why he’s been linked with Premier League clubs.


Beautiful footwork from the Flamengo forward.

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