McGregor ready for war and Becks watches the tennis – Friday’s sporting social

Elsewhere, England geared up for the Euro 2020 final and the Tour de France saluted Mark ‘CAV34DISH’.

David Beckham takes a picture at Wimbledon
David Beckham takes a picture at Wimbledon

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 July 9.


The big day edged closer.

And Phil Foden was ready.

It was a family affair for Harry Maguire.

Kalvin Phillips had an admirer.

Gareth Southgate had his eyes on the prize.

Manchester United’s museum remembered a past moment of England glory.

Gary Neville was not sure the booing of national anthems is always necessarily disrespectful.

Trent Alexander-Arnold had a big decision to make.

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah kept in shape.

As did Barcelona new boy Memphis Depay.

Toni Duggan returned to Everton.

Manuel Neuer and a goat.


Dawid Malan hailed a job well done.

Sophie Ecclestone was excited for the T20 series.


Anthony Joshua chilled.


Some famous faces in the royal box.

A tough watch for Mr Berrettini.

Nick Kyrgios withdrew from Australia’s Olympic squad.

A big win for Andy Lapthorne.


The Tour de France saluted a moment of history for Mark “CAV34DISH”.

Ex-footballer Geoff Thomas neared the end of his latest Tour challenge for charity.


Conor McGregor was ready for war.


Justin Rose looked forward to the Open.


Olympic medallist and former sprint hurdler Colin Jackson wished he still had the agility.

Katarina Johnson-Thompson poked fun at her fellow heptathletes.


Helen Glover’s Olympics preparations weren’t quite going to plan.

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