Oh yes, this is exactly the type of thing you need to wake up to on a Friday morning.
Now that David Beckham’s illustrious career is behind him, we can take a look back at the moments which defined Becks’ glittering career.
In Lego animated form, that is.
See him score the stunning free kick against Greece that took England to the 2002 World Cup, lift the Champions League trophy aloft, get sent off for a sly kick on Argentina’s Diego Simeone and much, much more.
Beckham’s career highlights were captured by Japanese animation company Mori Pictures, who depicted everything up to his final moments on the pitch with PSG.
Beckham’s yellow Lego character can be seen with various different haircuts and it really does boggle the mind to think how the animation company were able to create such an incredible depiction of his career via, tiny, plastic bricks.
Watch in on amazement as a bunch of Lego retells the story of Beckham’s career, trust me, this is awesome. But Beckham’s time in Major League Soccer doesn’t play out on the extremely green Lego pitch. Oh well, can’t win ’em all.
Also, if you love this, then you’ll love world renowned soccer Lego genius, Fabian Moritz, who has captured plenty other soccer moments in Lego including the 2013 Champions League Final.
Really hoping to see a Lego recreation of Landon Donovan’s dramatic late-goal against Algeria during the 2010 World Cup. Any other suggestions?
The Internet exploded at around 12:50 p.m. ET on Saturday after Jamie Vardy — yes, Jamie Vardy — broke Ruud van Nistelrooy’s Premier League record for most consecutive games with a goal.
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Yes, an Englishman is back atop the charts. An Englishman who was playing for Stocksbridge Park Steels, Halifax Town and Fleetwood Town before heading to Leicester.
He’s perhaps the reminder, as Rio Ferdinand Tweeted below, that the most unlikely of scenarios is still not impossible.
He did it. He actually did it.
Jamie Vardy made Premier League history on Saturday, scoring for the 11th consecutive game to become the first player in history to achieve that magnificent feat.
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Tied with Manchester United legend Ruud van Nistelrooy heading into Leicester’s clash against United on Saturday, it took Vardy just 24 minutes to set the new record as Christian Fuchs played a delicate ball in-behind United’s defense and Vardy did the rest.
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Watch the video below to see the King Power Stadium erupt as a truly memorable moment arrived.
Now, the next record for Vardy to break is from the 1931-32 English top-flight season, before the PL was formed. Sheffield United’s Jimmy Dunne scored in 12-straight games way back then.
Congratulations Mr. Vardy for making PL history.
This was an all-timer.
Bournemouth came back from a 2-0 halftime deficit only to watch Ross Barkley hand Everton a one-goal lead with a score in the final minute of stoppage time.
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But after fans were cleared from the field, Junior Stanislas provided the dramatic answer for Bournemouth to force a 3-3 draw at Dean Court.
Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew tried hard not to throw shade on his former side, or at least put in a post-match press conference that choked down his passive aggression.
The Eagles thumped Newcastle United 5-1 on Saturday at Selhurst Park behind braces from Yannick Bolasie and James McArthur, as well as a tally from Wilfried Zaha.
[ MATCH RECAP: Crystal Palace 5-1 Newcastle United ]
And the former Newcastle boss held back, mostly, from further embarrassing his old side, instead heralding the starring role of former Sunderland forward Connor Wickham, who put in a Team of the Week performance despite not scoring himself.
“We caused problems everywhere,” Pardew said. “Connor Wickham gave a centre forward’s performance we always hoped he would. We were irresistible today.”
“We are sixth in the division because we are a good team, it was not about the opposition today. I have a lot of friends and family at Newcastle but I don’t want to say a lot about them because I get criticised whatever I say.”
Newcastle, for its part, was mostly useless after scoring early on a classy chip pass from Daryl Janmaat to Papiss Cisse. Could Steve McClaren be fired after just 14 games in charge? Newcastle’s 19th place status says it wouldn’t be unfair.
And after losing to Sunderland last week, Pardew doubled-down on his status as a Newcastle plague in the Northeast.