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5 of the best Instagram posts this week…

In a week that saw the draw for the UEFA Champions League and some awards handed out, lots of social reaction followed.

Here in our round-up of the best Instagram posts of the week from the football world, we have Virgil van Dijk, UEFA Men’s Player of Year.

Big night for Virgil…

https://www.instagram.com/p/B1x-uAWl4vL/

A fittingly classy post from the classy defender, Virgil van Dijk congratulated his contemporaries for their awards and thanked Liverpool fans, players and staff for contributing to his own achievement. The Dutchman also picked up the Defender of the Year prize, too… Ballon d’Or next?

 

Big flex from Cristiano

https://www.instagram.com/p/B1wd5TLgIAL/

Just Cristiano Ronaldo heading home in his helicopter… standard.

 

Eric Cantona’s speech was everything it should have been and more

https://www.instagram.com/p/B1wT465Cnb1/

Manchester United legend, Eric Cantona, is a man of very few but very well-choiced words.

His iconic line about the seagulls and the trawlerman is written in British football folklore and his latest speech was so good, even UEFA made a meme out of it.

 

Michel Vorm x Levi’s

https://www.instagram.com/p/B1yNG4bF-k1/

The veteran goalkeeper, Michel Vorm, has been busy this summer. Read up more on him in our next issue, arriving next week.

 

De Jong mingling with stars

https://www.instagram.com/p/B1wtPsnjs7X/

Back at that UEFA ceremony, Frenkie de Jong was by the far the youngest player on stage.

The Dutchman has seen a phenomenal rise, winning the UEFA Midfielder of the Year prize and sharing the stage with all of the above.