The best and funniest tweets of the week from the world of football, featuring Granit Xhaka’s non-apology apology, Marcus Rashford confusing competitions, absolute scenes in Newcastle, and Jesse Lingard’s clothing brand failure.
The shock and horror when you’ve been abusing someone and they bite back:
Arsenal Fans: Fuck you Xhaka you cunt ?
Xhaka to Arsenal fans: fuck off
Arsenal fans: pic.twitter.com/uTVfKbG6Ke
— #MerciArsene #OneArseneWenger (@MinionGooner) October 27, 2019
Gotta love the fact that Xhaka had too much pride to apologise:
The following is a message from Granit Xhaka… pic.twitter.com/YG5lBKmQvi
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) October 31, 2019
Sometimes, it’s the little things that count.
Captain Hector Bellerin gives his track suit top to the cold mascot. Nice touch. pic.twitter.com/SUl6y6MRKn
— Amy Lawrence (@amylawrence71) October 30, 2019
Big Virg was impressed with Liverpool’s young goalkeeper anyway.
Man like pic.twitter.com/MLrbgjfY2K
— Virgil van Dijk (@VirgilvDijk) October 30, 2019
The good karma from that act of kindness didn’t go very far, though.
If only Man United got any points for that win against Chelsea…
3pts in the cup ?♂️ pic.twitter.com/HdqABUAqpp
— Joe Godfrey (@joegodfrey95) October 30, 2019
Just look at those scenes. What football is all about.
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) November 2, 2019
When worlds collide.
If Politics Twitter was like Football Twitter. pic.twitter.com/o9XIsUrsh1
— Jonny Sharples (@JonnyGabriel) October 30, 2019
This meme is never going to die, is it?
it’s… rebekah vardy https://t.co/bMy9dy2HH3
— three steaks pam (@alexandrakuri) October 31, 2019
Leeds spy on their opponents – £200,000
Nicklas Bendtner wears PaddyPower underpants – £80,000
AC Milan players hold Lazio shirt like trophy – €86,000
Racist abuse – £64,640
Tell me again that UEFA take racism seriously. Go on, I dare you.
More spine in a slug. https://t.co/H2bqulyRcB
— Craig Bratt (@craigybratt) October 29, 2019
Something tells me Jesse Lingard will be just fine financially speaking after this debacle.