Anfield impasse and Mesut on the move – Sunday’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 January 17.


Manchester United were making sure their fans near and far were ready for kick-off.

Liverpool were looking back to last season.

Neither side could claim the upper hand at Anfield, though.

Leicester were showing how to do Covid-safe goal celebrations.

Harry Kane was pleased with Tottenham’s afternoon work.

As was Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.

Mesut Ozil’s social accounts adopted a Fenerbahce colour scheme as he closed in on a move to Turkey.

Gary Lineker reminiscing about the old days.

Thomas Muller likes what he sees.


Yulia Putintseva was self-isolating and preparing for the Australian Open.

And finding a mouse in her apartment!


Michael Vaughan was enjoying the perils of commentators working at a Covid-safe distance.

And was later ruing England’s disastrous start in pursuit of a victory target of 74.

Jack Leach’s five-wicket haul drew plenty of plaudits.


James harden and the Brooklyn Nets were in a celebratory mood after his winning start.

Rugby Union

Remembering a Goode day out.