Weekly Tweetbits

The Atlanta Falcons lost a 28-3 lead to capitulate 28-34 to the New England Patriots in overtime of Super Bowl LI. And social media was not going to let slip a golden chance to rub it in, and this was one of the touchdown efforts.
The Atlanta Falcons lost a 28-3 lead to capitulate 28-34 to the New England Patriots in overtime of Super Bowl LI. And social media was not going to let slip a golden chance to rub it in, and this was one of the touchdown efforts. PHOTO: TWITTER/NFL_MEMES
"My celebration was a message to my ex-girlfriend who didn't answer my calls at Palmeiras, but messaged me when I moved to City." - GABRIEL JESUS, or rather words that were put into the new Manchester City sensation's mouth. The Brazilian striker has
"My celebration was a message to my ex-girlfriend who didn't answer my calls at Palmeiras, but messaged me when I moved to City." - GABRIEL JESUS, or rather words that were put into the new Manchester City sensation's mouth. The Brazilian striker has revealed that his telephone call goal celebration is actually a tribute to his mother.
"Bravo. SAY NO to gold diggers!! #TBT: By the way I miss those colours #comeoncity #bleumoon" - MARIO BALOTELLI, Nice and former Man City and Liverpool striker, who fell for the Gabriel Jesus fake quote. He posted a picture of Jesus' celebration alon
"Bravo. SAY NO to gold diggers!! #TBT: By the way I miss those colours #comeoncity #bleumoon" - MARIO BALOTELLI, Nice and former Man City and Liverpool striker, who fell for the Gabriel Jesus fake quote. He posted a picture of Jesus' celebration alongside his "relationship" advice on Instagram
"@geniebouchard if patriots win we go on a date?" - JOHN GOEHRKE, a 20-year-old University of Missouri marketing student, trying his luck and scoring with Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard in the second quarter of Sunday night's Super Bowl. She
"@geniebouchard if patriots win we go on a date?" - JOHN GOEHRKE, a 20-year-old University of Missouri marketing student, trying his luck and scoring with Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard in the second quarter of Sunday night's Super Bowl. She appears to be honouring the bet, suggesting in an interview: "You know what. I'll fly him out (to a tournament), but besides that he has to be the gentleman and, you know, organise a fun date night."
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 12, 2017, with the headline 'Weekly Tweetbits'. Print Edition | Subscribe