17 things we loved this weekend: Pogba, Klopp, De Bruyne, Kane & more

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The 2018-19 season may have officially ended with the conclusion of the AFCON, but clubs are beginning to step up their preparations with the start of next season getting ever closer.

A number of high-profile friendlies between Europe’s biggest clubs took place, while MLS continued to provide plenty of excitement.

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

Harry Kane

Just f*cking daft.

Marco Fabian

Watching a ball get hit really, really hard into the back of the net will never not be fun.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

A hat-trick in the LA derby, including this opener. Just another weekend in the life of Zlatan.

Louis van Gaal

LVG is always good value.

Kevin de Bruyne

He’s back at it.

Kalvin Phillips

De Bruyne has got nothing on the Leeds United midfielder.

Pablo Hernandez

A wonderfully taking-the-piss way to grab a 94th-minute winner.

Jurgen Klopp

It was all Alisson’s fault.

Paul Pogba

Good feet for a big man.

Mason Greenwood

Whatever Pogba can do, Greenwood can do better.


Niklas Süle feels a bit daft.

Riyad Mahrez

Not a bad season’s work.

Oumar Niasse

Never change.

Andre Gray

‘Keeper, mate.

Josef Martinez

As good a penalty miss as you’re likely to see this year.


As good an own-goal as you’re likely to see all year.

Borussia Dortmund

Pre-season is the time for gruelling fitness work and post-match Five Guys.

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