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Quick Reads

All eyes were on the FA Cup this weekend as Arsenal and Chelsea reached the final, while Leeds United secured promotion to the Premier League after a 16year absence. 

Elsewhere, Neymar continued to make football look far too easy, and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi broke yet another La Liga record.

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

Neymar

Neymar and Mauro Icardi teamed up to get the ‘pass-penalty’ right, unlike Sergio Ramos and Karim Benzema.

Neymar

He is putting on a show during PSG’s friendlies.

Lionel Messi

Messi continues to break records.

Jose Mourinho

An interesting team talk.

Leeds United

They’re back in the Premier League after 16 years away.

Victor Orta

Excellent shithousery

Marcelo Bielsa

It’s impossible not to love Bielsa.

Sergio Ramos

No wonder he’s scored 100 club goals.

Arsenal

A beautiful team goal.

Romanian League

The free-kick routine didn’t quite go to plan.

Kieran Tierney

A brilliant gesture from the Arsenal left-back.

Takehiro Tomiyasu

Top bins.

Marcelo Saracchi

He couldn’t have hit it any sweeter.

Marcus Edwards

Edwards continues to rebuild his reputation after failing to make the grade at Tottenham.

Eric Bailly

He’s not a conventional centre-back.

Anders Lindegaard

Is there a better sight in football than a goalkeeper scoring in injury-time?

Shane Byrne

David Beckham eat your heart out!


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