Trio celebrate England call as Bale steps up rehab – Thursday’s sporting social

Sports stars and clubs across the world continue to provide an insight into their lives on social media.

Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the best examples from October 1.


Marcus Rashford continued the fight to end child poverty.

Gareth Bale stepped up his rehab.

The Champions League draw threw up some tasty fixtures.

The joys of technology.


A proud moment for Bukayo Saka, Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Harvey Barnes.

Juan Mata enjoyed a personal milestone.

Mason Greenwood turned 19.

Liam Cooper wished happy birthday to one-year-old Roux, days after the 10th operation of his young life.

Ademola Lookman can’t wait to get started.

Thomas Muller hasn’t got bored of winning trophies yet.

Romelu Lukaku is having fun in Italy.

And looking forward to catching up with a familiar face in the Champions League group stages.

Arsenal marked a big date.

Mason Greenwood celebrated his special day.

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A day to remember for Leeds fan Jon Richardson.

Close him down!

The modern day Beatles?

Sergino Dest joined Barcelona.

Nicolas Otamendi was starting a new life back in Portugal.


Another coronavirus test for KP.

Who was getting into the swing of isolation.

It was quarter-final day in the Vitality T20 Blast.

Virat Kohli was feeling the love.

Jack Brooks looked to the future.


Jamie Murray was ready for action.


Ian Poulter was planning a big breakfast.

Rugby Union

Joe Marler had a special delivery.


Luke Campbell put in the hard yards.


Barack Obama was among the virtual attendees for game one of the NBA Finals.