The surge in the number of new coronavirus cases in Italy hit sporting events on Sunday, notably top flight football with four Serie A matches postponed.
Another giant fell by the wayside in the South African FA Cup as Kaizer Chiefs lost to Highlands Park after a last-16 penalty shootout this weekend.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer referenced Paul Scholes and Juan Sebastian Veron when discussing Bruno Fernandes.
Frenkie De Jong analysed the Champions League knockout tie against a Napoli that he doesn't trust and showed his happiness at being at Barcelona, the club who he had always dreamt about playing for.
Andre Gomes made a warmly-received comeback from his serious ankle injury in Everton's 3-2 defeat at Arsenal in the Premier League.
Sevilla delivered a huge boost to their hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League by winning 3-0 away at top-four rivals Getafe on Sunday, for their first victory in six matches.
Samuel Eto'o gave an interview to 'Sky Sport' which 'La Gazzetta dello Sport' replicated. In it, there were some words of praise for Cristiano Ronaldo. "He is the best of all time". Not long after, the Cameroonian published a tweet rectifying the information and signalling that Messi is above the Portuguese.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang guided Arsenal to victory over Everton with two more goals, underlining his value to head coach Mikel Arteta.