From Colney to Tokyo: Alexandre Lacazette lookalike spotted competing in the Olympics

Arsenal fans watching the ongoing Olympics have found themselves an athlete who shares an uncanny similarity with their own striker Alexandre Lacazette. The Gunners faithful were left surprised to see their star striker competing in a 400-meter race in Tokyo rather than going through his shooting drills at Colney. No, but seriously, the resemblance is…

Watch: Lionel Messi does a little jig for Olympics participants

Lionel Messi was spotted dancing. Yes, you heard it right. Lifting the Copa America was one of the last pieces of the puzzle in Messi’s extremely well-decorated career, and the man has never looked back since – as he seems to be well and truly enjoying his best life. As a result of the Copa…

Watch: Vivianne Miedema scores a goal straight out of Bergkamp playbook

Vivianne Miedema of the Netherlands went full Dennis Bergkamp with a brilliantly taken goal against Brazil in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Oranje and Arsenal forward pulled out a page straight from her legendary compatriot and club legend’s book as she performed a stunning turn and scored with a composed finish against Brazil in the…

Watch: Gignac apologises for scoring against ‘adopted country’ Mexico

In what might be a first in football, Andre-Pierre Gignac refused to celebrate and then apologised after scoring France’s penalty during their Group A match against Mexico in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. Now, we have seen players opting not to celebrate after scoring against their former clubs countless times, but what Gignac did seems to…

Watch: Amad Diallo turns up with crafty assist at the Olympics

Manchester United youngster Amad Diallo continues to make a name for himself as he registered a crucial assist in Ivory Coast’s 2-1 win against Saudi Arabia at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. An own goal from Abdulelah Alamri sent Côte d’Ivoire ahead in the first half, but Saudi Arabia went level soon courtesy of a strike…

Photo – Pedri appears heavily timeworn before 66th game of season

Over the past season, Pedri has established himself as a regular for both club and country. The young Barcelona midfielder has had quite the enviable break-out season, as his precocious ability has helped him become an undroppable asset in midfield for both the Catalan outfit and the Spanish national team. As a result, Pedri has…

Video: Takefusa Kubo nutmegs 4 players at once to score against Jamaica

Takefusa Kubo scored the goal of the match when he sent the ball through the legs of three defenders and the goalkeeper as Japan U24s defeated the Jamaican senior side at the Tokyo Stadium. In a perhaps never-ever-seen-before moment in football, the 20-year-old winger stormed the Jamaican box from the right before firing a shot…