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Tweets of the Week: Scotland qualify, Auba’s mask feud with Kroos, Gunnersaurus returns

The funniest tweets from the world of football this past week, featuring Scotland reaching Euro 2020, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang feuding with Toni Kroos over silly celebrations, the return of Gunnersaurus, and Northern Ireland’s baptism machine. 

Scotland qualified for their first major tournament since 1998, although goalkeeper David Marshall had to make absolutely sure his penalty save was allowed.

David Marshall got all the plaudits, but please recognise who the real hero is here. 

Scotland qualification sets up England clash at Euro 2020

The Scots went absolutely mental at home. 

Naturally some of them hit the streets too. 

Five Premier League players we hope get more game time after the international break

Free gaff at Nicola’s?

Next year’s Euros are going to be fun, I think. 

Andy Murray went on a rampage afterwards. 

Assessing England’s striking options ahead of next summer’s European Championship

Remember remember, the 12th of Movember. 

There’s a wider benefit to Scotland qualifying. 

FA in talks with UEFA about being sole hosts of Euro 2021

Even the English can be happy for them, until they meet next summer of course. 

Northern Ireland fans were allowed attend their Euro 2020 playoff with Slovakia, but they took every precaution ahead of kick-off. 

It’s a trap!

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Toni Kroos started a beef with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after saying the striker’s mask celebrations were silly. 

The Real Madrid midfielder tried his best to come back at him…

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But the Arsenal striker can’t be beaten, not online anyway. 

Plus he found back up in the form of his Arsenal teammate. 

In the end, it was Kroos who comes out looking the sillier of the two. 

90’s Football Hall of Fame: Crystal Palace cult hero Attilio Lombardo

At least we got to see the return of Gunnersaurus this week. 

Although it was tinged with sadness all the same. 

Maybe it wasn’t such a good idea for Mo Salah to be in the thick of it at his brother’s wedding in the middle of a pandemic. 

Liverpool’s Mo Salah tests positive for coronavirus

This thread about finding a last minute replacement for the MLS Supporters’ Shield is brilliant. 

Read: Remembering Gary Speed: A unique and gifted everyman

See Also: Five of the worst penalties ever taken in English football history

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