Without barely a second thought, he unleashed a remarkable effort that had Button looking rather sheepish. The strike has already been labelled as an early winner of goal of the season, while many fans have also called for it to be nominated for the Puskas Award. Comparisons to Beckham quickly followed, as supporters reminisced about the England legend’s wonder strike from inside his own half against Wimbledon in 1996. Lewis Hamilton claimed the FIA’s ban on race day jewelry is particularly directed at him as he insisted he is not ready to give up driving anytime soon. The FIA has enforced its International Sporting Code more strictly so far this season, clamping down on the wearing of piercings and chains.
Elsewhere, there were dominant wins for Tottenham and Arsenal, while we witnessed a sparkling Premier League debut from Erling Haaland. Liverpool, who narrowly missed out on the quadruple last season, put in a poor display and were held 2-2 by a Alexsandar Mitrovic-inspired-Fulham with Jurgen Klopp blaming the ‘dry’ Craven Cottage pitch afterwards. Chelsea, Newcastle and Leeds also picked up three points, along with newly promoted Bournemouth who stunned Aston Villa.
Les Bleus kept up their bid to lift the Six Nations with an impressive showing in the capital. The “Tartan Tornado” tied the knot with the love of his life in front of family and friends and for once he wasn’t sporting a black eye or cut face. On Saturday he shot a best of the week 69 to improve to three-under-par just a day after feeling the pressure. The 18-year-old Ghanaian winger has impressed his new manager with his exciting performances in pre-season. The French forward stunned supporters when he handed over the expensive timepiece at the weekend. Gio van Bronckhorst and his men have it all to do if they want to keep their Champions League group stage hopes alive.
- Comparisons to Beckham quickly followed, as supporters reminisced about the England legend’s wonder strike from inside his own half against Wimbledon in 1996.
- Chelsea given fresh hope of hijacking Man Utd transfer for Frenkie de Jong by Barcelona CHELSEA have entered the race to sign Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona.
- Everton could complete three signings this week with deal already done for Frank Lampard EVERTON were beaten 1-0 at home by Chelsea in their opening Premier League game of the season.
- Ryder CupHenrik Stenson stripped of Ryder Cup Team Europe captaincy after defection to LIV GolfThe Swedish golfer is set to join Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson and Lee Westwood in the Saudi-backed league.
- Man Utd urged to follow Arsenal transfer strategy with five players to save summer window MANCHESTER UNITED could go down the same route as Arsenal.
Fans have also taken to social media to question United ‘s decision to move for the 33-year-old after it was reported he used racial slurs. The Blues have had two bids rejected for the 21-year-old – the most recent of which was an offer for £70million. Talks are under way to reopen a Sandwell sports centre and football pitches which were suddenly closed.
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Here is Sportsmail’s daily live blog for all the latest transfer news and new deals. Arsenal could be set to land another summer signing after the club met with AC Milan officials to discuss a possible transfer for Sandro Tonali with Mikel Arteta keen to bring the midfielder to the club. Balsdon helps England to Commonwealth gold Canterbury-born Grace Balsdon helped England women’s hockey team win Commonwealth Games gold for the first time. Everton could complete three signings this week with deal already done for Frank Lampard EVERTON were beaten 1-0 at home by Chelsea in their opening Premier League game of the season. TUR-N THE PAGE Raducanu set to controversially appoint Russian coach before US Open defence THE British superstar, 19, will try and defend her title at Flushing Meadows in a month’s time. And she could risk the wrath of many by turning to Dmitry Tursunov as her next new trainer for the North American swing.
GOING OFF TRACK Hamilton spends F1 break tracing roots through Africa as he visits Namibia MERCEDES star has shared a series of stunning images with his followers as he enjoys his summer holiday. Hamilton, 37, called Namibia “one of the most stunning places” he’s ever seen. Splash party England heroes Ella Toone and Ellie Roebuck continue post-Euro part in Ibiza ENGLAND Euro heroes Ella Toone and Ellie Roebuck have been pictured making a splash as they continue to party in Ibiza. Toone scored the opener in the Euro’s final for England as they brought football home.
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The Ivorian, who joined Manchester United for £30m in 2016, is seen as the ideal addition for the Ligue 1 side as they look to strengthen their back line this summer. The worst kept secret in golf is out, Cam Smith will defect to the rebel Liv Golf tour. A fellow Australian golfer has revealed that Smith and Marc Leishman are gone and will jump ship from the PGA.
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Paulo Dybala left fans bemused after watching his corner roll behind the net for a goal kick during Roma’s 5-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk on Sunday. The 28-year-old Argentinian completed a free transfer to Jose Mourinho’s side last month and fans filled the streets in the Italian capital to welcome him. In what was his second start for Roma, Dybala took a poor corner that eventually went out of play and fans took to social media to mock him. Collecting the ball from a header out of defence, the Senegalese international turned and saw Albion goalkeeper David Button standing outside of his penalty area.