Borussia Moenchengladbach v VfL Wolfsburg - Bundesliga

The Week in Soccer

From across the globe, the best of the beautiful game (April 16—22, 2018).

Feast your eyes on these stunning shots from another picture-perfect week of "the beautiful game."

By Any Means Necessary David Ramos/Getty Images By Any Means Necessary Sevilla's Sergio Escudero tries whatever he can to slow down Lionel Messi during their Copa del Rey match against Barcelona. You've Got Serious Tissues Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images You've Got Serious Tissues FSV Mainz 05 fans weren't thrilled when the Bundesliga moved the match to Monday night for TV purposes. Safe! Lukas Schulze/Bundesliga/DFL via Getty Images Safe! Eintracht Frankfurt's Marco Fabian crashes down hard from a Hertha BSC challenge. Come Sail Away David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images Come Sail Away An Arsenal shot sails wide of a leaping Joe Hart in the Gunners' 4-1 victory over West Ham. The Main Attraction David Ramos/Getty Images The Main Attraction They don't come any bigger or better than Barcelona's Lionel Messi.
Valencia v Getafe - La Liga
Arsenal v West Ham United - Premier League
Quality Sport Images/Getty Images Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Stoke of Genius Gareth Copley/Getty Images Stoke of Genius Jack Butland's sensational save preserves Stoke City's 1-1 draw with Burnley. Ain't That a Kick in the Head Darrian Traynor/Getty Images Ain't That a Kick in the Head Brisbane's Fahid Ben Khalfallah gets a bit too close for comfort with the face of Melbourne City's Oliver Bozanic. Afternoon Delight Charlotte Wilson/Offside/Getty Images Afternoon Delight Wembley Stadium in all its glory during the Emirates FA Cup Semi-Final between Chelsea and Southampton. Double Down Maja Hitij/Bongarts/Getty Images Double Down The reality of relegation sets in for 1. FC Koeln players after a 2-2 draw with FC Schalke 04.