Van Dijk returns to the gym and Russell excels – Friday’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 December 4.


Virgil Van Dijk put in the hard yards in the gym.

No rest for Marcus Rashford on the campaign trail.

When one England captain met another…

Jose Mourinho became an ambassador for a Tottenham Hotspur Foundation scheme helping children in care succeed in education.

Harry Maguire also did his bit.

Raheem Sterling was quick to shut that debate down!

Calum Chambers was delighted to return from injury.

Formula One

Once autograph hunter George Russell geared up to take Lewis Hamilton’s seat this weekend.

Russell was ready to take his chance.

And he seemed to enjoy practice in Bahrain.

Romain Grosjean focused on his recovery following his terrifying fireball inferno crash.

Not a good day for Mick Schumacher.


Tyson Fury offered up a bit of Friday inspiration.

Anthony Joshua also had some words of wisdom.


KP laid down the law to Joe Root!

Stuart Broad was quick to point out the score in the Test in New Zealand on a green surface!

What a catch!

There was never two there!

Joe Denly remembered dropping a dolly.

Jofra Archer had a lot on his plate.


Heather Watson was hard at it.


Important advice from Conor McGregor.

Rugby League

Four marathons down, three to go for Kevin Sinfield.


Christmas is almost here.