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5 of the best Instagram posts this week…

International finals were on the line this week and, although Instagram crashed at some point on Wednesday, there was more than enough reaction to all the footballing drama…

Happy Birthday, Alex Morgan

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bzaa5ScnzSK/

It was USA star striker, Alex Morgan’s birthday this week and teammate, Meg Rapinoe sent her a birthday message on the Gram. As for a present? A place in the World Cup Final this weekend will be a fine gift, we’re certain of that.

 

Dutch Lionesses are on their way up…

https://www.instagram.com/p/BzfS1GgIuul/

The Netherlands made it into their first ever World Cup final this week, after edging out Sweden in the tightest of semi-finals. They were caught celebrating in a lift… Women’s football is truly on the rise.

 

Classy goodbye from Frank Lampard

In massive Premier League news, Frank Lampard has been confirmed as the new manager of Chelsea, the club where he is the record goalscorer and legend.

However, typical of the classy man, he left a fine farewell message for Derby County on his Instagram account this week.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BzfMYcDDc63/

 

Two friends become rivals for 90 minutes

Brazil and Argentina were pitted against each other this week in the semi-final of the Copa America.

Amongst many familiar faces to go up against each other was Lionel Messi and Dani Alves, who won trophy after trophy together at FC Barcelona. Alves’ tribute to his defeated opponent was a tearjerker…

https://www.instagram.com/p/BzeiMa0nRVF/

‘Soccer is often about winning, often about losing, but there will never cease to exist the affection, respect, admiration and connection with those who helped you put food in my house…’

adidas and Arsenal’s all-London release

With the likes of Ian Wright and some of the current playing staff involved, adidas and Arsenal released a genius video to announce their new kits. Look out for some of the foreign player’s London accents!

https://www.instagram.com/p/BzXbssAlu3L/