The best tweets from the world of football from the past week, featuring the annual furore over the latest FIFA video game, the return of Fantasy Premier League, a visual representation of Mikel Arteta’s effect on Arsenal, and Jamie Vardy being Jamie Vardy.
EA Sports’ player ratings were as popular as ever this week.
.@EASPORTSFIFA 👍🏼 pic.twitter.com/qxBcEidBHJ
— Marten de Roon (@Dirono) September 11, 2020
Waiting for my Finding out I have
new FIFA rating 63 pace 🥴 pic.twitter.com/XyA8OgyF3g
— Aymeric Laporte (@Laporte) September 10, 2020
He has a point, you know.
Let’s be honest fifa just mess with the ratings so we players start complaining about the game and give them more publicity… i ain’t with this sh*t. I know what i do 🤷🏿♂️
— R.Lukaku Bolingoli9 (@RomeluLukaku9) September 11, 2020
Meanwhile, it was like Christmas Day for all the FPL nerds.
Fantasy Football season is the funniest though. People will be saying “I’ve made some big tactical decisions” just because they’ve put a punt on a Brighton player that’s been picked by 13% of other users 😂
— Obiagu 🦁🖤 (@MayowaQuadri_) September 11, 2020
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I don’t think they’re doing it right.
They told this person that the “caution sign” means the player is dangerous pic.twitter.com/UneYA0kWv0
— OsaM🎞 (@theaihevba) September 12, 2020
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Not even sure the people who run FPL know what they’re doing.
— Jonny Sharples (@JonnyGabriel) September 11, 2020
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Mikel Arteta’s effect on Arsenal is clear to see.
Mikel Arteta arriving at Arsenal in December 2019: https://t.co/d4e0IY3S1C
— Mark White (@markwhlte) September 11, 2020
He’s a tactical mastermind, of course.
Ainsley Maitland- Niles and Arteta talk positioning pic.twitter.com/QAkMDpEsJj
— Poorly Drawn Arsenal (@cantdrawarsenal) September 12, 2020
Jamie Vardy is here to party.
Jamie Vardy cups his ears to an empty home end with a wide smile on his face after scoring. The man just loves the grift.
— Daniel Storey (@danielstorey85) September 13, 2020
Finally, some proper leadership on this pandemic.
“There’s been another lockdown in the UK, but for who Chris Kamara?” pic.twitter.com/5qyX4cLong
— Tom Doe (@TDoe42_) September 8, 2020
Amazing how the coronavirus knows the rules.
Corona when it sees a large gathering but then realises it’s for work or school so doesn’t count pic.twitter.com/HffYa50V0e
— Jake (@jakeperry97) September 8, 2020
The admin needs to up his game.
He's just standing there with his arms crossed lads. https://t.co/YBBu0BZ9Qo
— Carl Anka (@Ankaman616) September 9, 2020
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I knew I had seen that new Wolves jersey somewhere before.
— Out Of Context Football (@nocontextfooty) September 9, 2020
Turkish football is at it again.
Looks like Galatasaray have won the league again https://t.co/AU1mv1O8c5
— Mick Furlong (@8Mick) September 10, 2020
Let’s end on a niche reference.
Dressed like he's just been released under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement https://t.co/DhUf0zht9x
— Ruairi (@ruairicosta) September 10, 2020
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