Reaction to the Seattle Sounders' winning their long-awaited first MLS Cup title was rampant on social media Saturday night, with Richard Sherman and the Seattle Seahawks leading the celebrations.
Congrats Sounders!!! Champions!!! https://t.co/jRim0VpA67- Pete Carroll (@PeteCarroll) December 11, 2016
SEATTLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!- Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) December 11, 2016
Let's go!! Congrats @SoundersFC MLS Champs!- Jermaine Kearse (@JKearse_15) December 11, 2016
It is a brave man who changes his haircut to include a fleck of gold before the Ballon d'Or award. Or a man who knows he's going to win it.
Cristiano Ronaldo has had a stellar year, so it would be no shock if he walked away with the prize. If he doesn't, however, there may be a quick trip to the hairdresser to remedy the faux pas.
Follow @ESPNFC on Twitter to keep up with the latest football updates.
What you're about to see is definitely, without the faintest shadow of a doubt, the finest football-themed fancy dress costume ever assembled.
Paying homage to that famous night at Wembley in 1995, this intrepid chap cobbled together a bundle of era-appropriate kit, a tousled wig and moustache, and a swathe of "turf" to recreate Rene Higuita's career-defining moment of ingenious madness.
Without further ado, behold the very finest Scorpion Kick costume you're ever likely to witness...
Having announced his plan to leave Montreal Impact at the end of the season, Didier Drogba has been making the most of the time he has left in Canada.
The 38-year-old striker spent an afternoon in the company of three-time UFC champion Georges St-Pierre who, as a Quebec native, wore an Impact shirt for the occasion.
Arsenal fans are hoping to convince Alexis Sanchez to stay at Arsenal -- by creating a banner for his dogs at the Emirates.
The star striker's love for his two golden retrievers, Atom and Humber, has taken on a life of its own on social media as Sanchez has a habit of posting videos and photos of them on his Instagram account.
And since Arsenal have yet to table a contract offer good enough to convince the Chilean to commit his long-term future to the club, one supporter group is trying to appeal...
It probably won't come as much of a shock to learn that Antoine Griezmann is rather popular in his native France -- especially on social media, where the Atletico Madrid striker commands a following of thousands.
As if to cement his place as the sporting darling of the Gallic Twitter scene, Grazia magazine have crunched the numbers and found that no less than four of the top 10 retweeted Tweets made by French celebrities in 2016 were sent by Griezmann.
En 2016, 4 des 10 tweets de personnalités...