The best and funniest tweets from the world of football this week, featuring a new coronavirus protocol, Kyle Walker breaking the rules again, the extremely watchable Jack Grealish, the best way to write a shopping list, and the time Alex Ferguson met hip hop royalty.
The UK Government announced drastic new measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Tier 5 you are locked in a room with Steve McManaman
— bryn (@bryn_jh) December 30, 2020
That didn’t stop several Premier League players from celebrating New Year’s Eve irresponsibly.
Kyle Walker when he hears that’s there is a global pandemic and he was not meant to be having a party pic.twitter.com/PTJfJsKzHH
— King Kai🌟 (@havertzzzz) December 31, 2020
Me, this evening, whenever a taxi rolls up to a neighbour’s drive: pic.twitter.com/MajJfoZPFT
— Low-Block Counter Est Facere (@bankruptspurs) December 31, 2020
In other news, Brexit (remember that?) finally happened.
OFFICIAL: The EU has released the UK on a free transfer.
— Ronan Murphy (@swearimnotpaul) December 31, 2020
This would surely just be the most sensible approach.
Burnley against Fulham has been called off. Surely they can just put that one down as a goalless draw and move on.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) January 2, 2021
What everyday task should we get Jack Grealish to do next?
I could watch Jack Grealish do anything. Jack Grealish filling out tax forms. Jack Grealish julienning carrots. Jack Grealish riding one of those obnoxious e-scooters on the sidewalk. Sign me up.
— John Muller (@johnspacemuller) January 1, 2021
Eric Bailly is just as watchable as Grealish, but in a totally different way.
Eric Bailly is both the friend who buys the shots and the one who can't handle them.
— Vithushan Ehantharajah (@Vitu_E) January 1, 2021
The universe is in flux.
A Bielsa team benefiting from an own goal vs a Big Sam side is an attack on the fabric of the nation. The National Trust must condemn.
— Duncan Alexander (@oilysailor) December 29, 2020
Bukayo Saka is the first player born after Sam Allardyce first managed in the Premier League to score against a Sam Allardyce team.
— Richard Jolly (@RichJolly) January 2, 2021
This is just an old photo of Fabio Cannavaro, surely.
My son put the hands on his new Lego dinosaur the wrong way up and now it looks like an frustrated Serie A defender after the referee blows up for a soft penalty against him pic.twitter.com/rkd1uD4fAV
— Si Lloyd (@SmnLlyd5) December 29, 2020
I refuse to “nip to the shop” unless she writes it out in 2 selected formations. Interesting choice today. Midfield battle is one to keep an eye on. pic.twitter.com/kiYmd9uU32
— Jack Pritchard (@J_T_Pritchard) December 29, 2020
Just a couple of OGs hanging out.
I always Kept The Boss up to speed with the R&B/Hip Hop scene… I know he always appreciated that!! 😆
— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) December 31, 2020
Love. Happy Birthday Alex Ferguson https://t.co/y2uupFOx6m
— Diddy (@Diddy) December 31, 2020
I feel seen.
Men will literally manage Harrogate Town on an online computer game for 45 years and desperately hope their son appears in the academy instead of going to therapy
— Sunday League Hipster 🌹 (@HipsterManager) December 31, 2020
Aren’t we all?
I'm in a toxic relationship with @OfficialFPL
— Nicole ◢ ◤ (@heyitsnicole111) December 30, 2020
A GIF for the ages.
One of our alternative #PLonPrime highlights of 2020.
James Tarkowski is something else 😂 pic.twitter.com/XRb4YRGXH9
— Amazon Prime Video Sport (@primevideosport) December 31, 2020
Thankfully 2020 is behind us now.
Yes, 2020 is *finally* over. Total agreement reached for 2021 to start soon. Here we go!
Set be announced on next few minutes 😏
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 31, 2020
Burnley’s Jay Rodriguez saw it off with a nice poetic thread.
January: Entering the year full of hope isn’t such a hard task… pic.twitter.com/VeLevfmUFQ
— Jay Rodriguez (@JayRodriguez9) December 31, 2020
With any luck 2021 will be an improvement.
Hope 👉 2021 pic.twitter.com/iFoaptmH95
— Emilio Sansolini (@EmilioSansolini) December 30, 2020
Feel those Brazil 2002 vibes, guys.
2021 Energy. pic.twitter.com/Qtk3g8r5FS
— MUNDIAL (H) (@MundialMag) January 1, 2021