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The Week in Soccer

From across the globe, the best of the beautiful game.

February 26 — March 4, 2018

Karate Kids Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images Karate Kids FSV Mainz' Suat Serdar (right) wins the ball in spectacular fashion from Filip Kostic of Hamburg. Up Close and Very Personal Serena Taylor/Newcastle Utd via Getty Images Up Close and Very Personal Liverpool keeper Loris Karius catches the ball but pays the price — colliding with Newcastle's Jamaal Lascelles and teammate Dejan Lovren. Get Shirty Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images Get Shirty Villarreal's Mario Gaspar can't keep his hands to himself against Girona. Lilly-Whiteout GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images Lilly-Whiteout There was no "working from home" for Fernando Llorente and Tottenham, as the Spurs navigated through blizzard conditions at Wembley en route to a 6-1 win over Rochdale in the FA Cup fifth round replay. Man-Wich Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Man-Wich Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal gets crowded by Manchester City defenders Oleksandr Zinchenko and Nicolas Otamendi in the Gunners' 3-0 loss at the Emirates. Dries on the Prize ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images Dries on the Prize Belgian striker Dries Mertens stares down a goal during Serie-A leading Napoli's 4-0 win at Cagliari. Jet Seats in the House Lars Ronbog/FrontzoneSport via Getty Images Jet Seats in the House Lucky fans relax in the comfort of a sideline hot tub during a cold and snowy Danish Alka Superliga match between Hobro IK vs FC Copenhagen. Watch the Face! PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/Getty Images Watch the Face! Cristiano Ronaldo heads in one of his two goals against Getafe — the 301st of his career — in a 3-1 Real Madrid victory. Gone Too Soon Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images Gone Too Soon Fiorentina fans pay their respects to the late Davide Astori outside Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence. The Italian star died suddenly at the age of 31. Majestic Milestone David Ramos/Getty Images Majestic Milestone Another match, another stunning set piece for Lionel Messi. His 26th minute strike — the 600th goal of his career — sealed a 1-0 win for Barcelona over Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou. Hip Hip, Juve! NurPhoto via Getty Images Hip Hip, Juve! Paulo Dybala's injury time winner ruined Lazio's upset bid at Olympic stadium in Rome and extended Juventus' Serie A unbeaten streak to 10. Balancing Act Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Balancing Act Leicester City forward Jamie Vardy can't stay vertical after missing a shot against Bournemouth. Joined at the Stripe MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images Joined at the Stripe FC Porto forward Goncalo Paciencia and Sporting CP defender Sebastien Coates get their lines crossed up during their Portuguese league match at Dragao Stadium. Gluteus Maximus Alexandre Simoes/Borussia Dortmund/Getty Images Gluteus Maximus Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos gets a bit cheeky with FC Augsburg's Martin Hinteregger.