21 things we loved this weekend: Pulisic, Ndombele, Messi, Lewy & more

Quick Reads

The FA Cup quarter-finals were the focus of sporting attention in England over the weekend as Chelsea, Manchester City, Leicester and Southampton booked their place in the last four. 

Elsewhere, Celtic and Rangers put rivalries to one side before the Old Firm derby and Robert Lewandowski maintained his fine goalscoring form for Bayern Munich.

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

Christian Pulisic

A fitting homage to Ronaldinho from the Chelsea winger.

Tanguy Ndombele

Ndombele makes this look far too easy.

Mateo Kovacic

The Sheffield United defender is still looking for the ball.

Gary Lineker

Lineker couldn’t hide his delight after Leicester reached the FA Cup semi-final.

Scott Brown

Some things are bigger than football.

Lionel Messi

Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona would’ve been proud of this goal.

Sergino Dest

Forget about the two goals Dest scored against Real Sociedad, this was his best moment from the game.

Armand Lauriente

Eat your heart out, Roberto Carlos.

Bono

Watching a goalkeeper score a goal is undoubtedly one of the greatest sights in football.

Ricardo

You wait weeks for a goalkeeper goal and then two come at once…

Jan Oblak

This could prove to be a huge moment in the title race.

Kylian Mbappe

100 league goals at the age of 22. That is ridiculous.

Dario Essugo

Some really wholesome content.

Pedro Goncalves

No wonder Manchester United are reportedly trying to sign him.

This own goal

It’s like something out of a comedy sketch.

This goalkeeper

Excellent shithousery from the goalkeeper.

Graziano Pelle

What a way to score your first Serie A goal in nine years.

Nabil Fekir

Lionel Messi-esque.

Frank Ribery

Ribery has taken dad dancing to a whole new level.

Miguel Azeez

Another talented player from Arsenal’s academy.

Robert Lewandowski

He’s actually going to break Gerd Muller’s record, isn’t he?


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