Welcome to another edition of Tweets of the Week. We’re sticking with the name because Xs of the Week sounds godawful.
Elsewhere, England lost the Women’s World Cup final to Spain in Australia and Lionel Messi won his first trophy with Inter Miami.
The best football tweets of the week:
The scenes at the final whistle as Spain defeated England to win the World Cup.
— The Athletic | Football (@TheAthleticFC) August 20, 2023
The trophy lift wasn’t as slick as their football.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) August 20, 2023
A touch of class from the GOAT himself, Leo Messi, after winning his first piece of silverware in MLS.
Love to see it. 🤝©️
— Major League Soccer (@MLS) August 20, 2023
Just look at her happy little face.
The girl couldn't believe that Messi was standing behind her.
The cutest part of the video is Messi was shaking hands with another kid as the kid walked past Messi.
So humble ❤️❤️pic.twitter.com/iBoXEkeNzG
— Tulip (@tulipfcb) August 20, 2023
One moment on Sky Sports caught the eye…
You lot kill me man😂🤣😂 pic.twitter.com/wJVY3ShYDi
— Daniel Sturridge (@DanielSturridge) August 14, 2023
After missing out on Moises Caicedo and Romeo Lavia, Liverpool might want to rethink their transfer strategy.
Liverpool trying to sign anyone this transfer window. pic.twitter.com/rlGhvHy73a
— The Football Hub (@TheFootbaIlHub) August 14, 2023
Though Liverpool did end up signing a midfielder in Wataru Endo. And Jurgen Klopp handed him his debut almost immediately after the deal was confirmed.
— The Kop Watch (@TheKopWatch) August 18, 2023
And after watching how badly Moises Caicedo’s Chelsea debut went, they’re probably feeling pretty good about how things turned out.
wataru endo watching this caicedo disasterclass pic.twitter.com/U3orpAImYd
— Si (@PhantomGoal) August 20, 2023
I have a feeling we’ll be seeing jokes like this for a long time.
— Zak 🇦🇷 (@ZakLFC7) August 17, 2023
Okay, that’s enough now.
If you amortize the result, Chelsea only lost 0.00003 to 0.00001.
— Ryan O'Hanlon (@rwohan) August 20, 2023
Live television, folks!
She said it so calmly as well, the horror on the other presenters face is appalled hahahahahha pic.twitter.com/1QYpvG2e5u
— Bally Singh (@putasinghonit) August 15, 2023
A lovely moment at Anfield, as Liverpool supporters pay tribute to Everton fan Michael Jones, who tragically died while working on the Toffees new stadium.
— Stephen Killen (@_StephenKillen) August 19, 2023
One might say he drew a Blanc.
Hallucination level post-match interview from Lyon boss Laurent Blanc after two losses to start the Ligue 1 season, who appears to invite his own sacking.
Interviewer: “What can be done to change the situation?”
Blanc: “Change the manager.” pic.twitter.com/TU77HwYDCd
— Get French Football News (@GFFN) August 19, 2023
The Seagulls keep soaring.
1 – Brighton and Hove Albion will end the day top of the English top-flight for the first time in their history, and become the 53rd different team to finish a day at the top of the table. Soaring. pic.twitter.com/9rBhQlyFlh
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) August 19, 2023