Social Shots: Comeback of the year; reckless Ronaldo; Rafa’s new role

Date published: Monday 20th May 2019 2:57

There’s a forgotten contender for comeback of the season, Mike Ashley hatches a money-saving plan, and a keeper scores a goal in vain – 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….


David Silva’s comeback

One of many great comebacks this year…


Ashley’s great idea

With Vincent Kompany set to take on the player-manager role at Anderlecht, Newcastle’s owner has spotted an opportunity to save some cash.


Reckless Ronaldo

A careless Cristiano Ronaldo injured his son with the Serie A trophy during Juventus’ title celebrations.

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Dutch dilemma

Well, this is a bit of an awkward situation.


Dembele debut

Karamoko Dembele made his Celtic debut at 16 years old over the weekend, picking up a league winners’ medal in the process. And Celtic fans have been quick to point out that it’s an achievement their rivals’ coach never managed in his entire playing career.


Goalie goal

This goalkeeper thought he’d saved his side from relegation with this header, but unfortunately, it wasn’t enough.



No secrets about where the inspiration for Phil Jones’ new look came from.


Dangerous defender

Former Arsenal defender Tony Adams shows why he didn’t take too many free kicks in his career.


Made a meal of it

Two footballers with food-based surnames both provided identical statistics in one department this season. What a coincidence.


On this day…

How times have changed at Leeds United


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