Social Shots: Barcelona tweet backfires, Vidal drops a massive b****ck

Date published: Wednesday 8th May 2019 2:42

The best social media reaction to Liverpool’s win over Barcelona, including a tweet that quickly backfired, plus a World Cup squad announcement and an iconic goal – all in Social Shots.

In our new regular feature, we take a look at the best social media posts from across the world of football in the past 24 hours. Football and social media can go hand in hand, but not everyone gets it right. Here, we celebrate those that do, highlighting the posts that have made us chuckle, the videos of wonder goals that we’ve just had to watch again, or just anything we felt simply had to be shared…


Barcelona backfire

This aged well.


Busy ref

We feel like we’re on first name terms with Cuneyt Cakir by now. That man seems to be everywhere.


Alisson’s value

It was a brilliant performance by Alisson against Barcelona, but even so, it appears that Liverpool paid way too much for him.


Salah’s t-shirt

Mo Salah was dressed for the occasion.


Coutinho regret

What must Philippe Coutinho be thinking right now?


Vidal’s nightmare situation

Few Barcelona players will be feeling the pain of last night’s defeat more than Arturo Vidal…


The unlikely hero

Divock Origi was asked to step up when Liverpool needed him most on the big stage, and he certainly delivered. Which is more than can be said for one entire big-spending club.


End of an era

The Champions League final just won’t be the same without them. Are we coming to the end of an era?


Karma for Ziyech

Ajax star Hakim Ziyech loves a nutmeg… and his teammates loved seeing him being on the receiving end of one for once.


World Cup squad announcement

England have unveiled their squad for the upcoming Women’s World Cup with the help of some famous faces.


On this day…

One of the most iconic goals ever scored by a keeper happened on this day 20 years ago. It was the goal that kept Carlisle United in the Football League, but not only that – it sealed Jimmy Glass’ place in football folklore.


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