On social media, sports stars and clubs around the world continue to post glimpses of their lives – here, from the first day of 2021, the PA news agency looks at some of the best examples.
Unsurprisingly, the SportHappy New Year messages were a major trend of the day. A New Year’s Day greeting from Jose to all of you… #THFC #COYS pic.twitter.com/v8ScyD6zY6- January 1, 20212020 was not an easy year for Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial), there is no doubt about that. No one should be oblivious to the misery and suffering brought upon the world by COVID-19. But now it’s time to fight back and demonstrate that we can make a difference together. Happy New Year! Pic.twitter.com/7n1i0ARjiK- Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) December 31, 2020 Constructive time together is spent by friends who test negative together! Nothing like making mates in a secure atmosphere at home. This year will bring a great deal of hope, joy, happiness and good health. Just stay safe! #HappyNewYear2021 pic.twitter.com/EyFcUBLqMi- Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 1, 2021View this post on InstagramA post shared by ene10ta Érre neymarjr (@neymarjr)Let’s take away important lessons from last year as we begin again, aiming for a safer and healthier 2021: to be actively thankful for things and not take Mother Nature for granted. To respect relationships and keep with our loved ones in touch. #HappyNewYear! Come on! Pic.twitter.com/MJRUaekRfF- Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin rt) January 1, 2021 Happy New Year to all of you around the world! For so many, some invaluable lessons learned for us all last year… Keep smiling, keep caring for each other, be kind! X- Sam Billings (@sambillings) January 1, 2021 Happy New Year pic.twitter.com/9Db4d4hq6Q- Usain St. Leo Bolt (@usainbolt) For most of us, January 1, 20212020 has been a pretty bad year. It was a learning experience for me & a true eye opener about how much independence I took for granted. I started to appreciate a lot more about life. Keep smiling, remain optimistic & we will make a big upgrade in 2021. Pic.twitter.com/cL0aqEXTBK Happy New Year-Chris Eubank Jr (@ChrisEubankJr) January 1, 2021 Happy New Year! Wishing everyone health and happiness in 2021 Wishing everyone health and happiness in 2021 Looking forward to the first game of the year after pic.twitter.com/nkSfcwFCKe- Harry Maguire (@HarryMaguire93) January 1, 2021 Friday Alhamdulillah May God bless you all this year with good health and happiness! January 1, 2021Happy New Year – Mohamed Salah (@MoSalah) January 1, 2021HNY All. #JummaMubarak #HayirliCumalar pic.twitter.com/J5md00nFrA- Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) #2021 – January 1, 2021 Ross Barkley (@RBarkley8)Happy New Year! #esmuellert pic.twitter.com/sINdpRzSBk- Thomas Müller (@esmuellert) January 1, 2021To those who follow me and all who know me personally on social media. 2020 has come and changed the world as we are familiar with it. For decades to come, we’ll be dissecting this year. In the meantime, if we are no different, 2021 will be no different… TOGETHER- DWade (@DwyaneWade) January 1, 2021 Everyone’s happy new year! In 2021, we’re off to a new start. Will this be a good one for all of you. Ana & Basti pic.twitter.com/r6HLNKlJiZ- Basti Schweinsteiger (@BSchweinsteiger) January 1, 2021View this Instagram postA post shared by Jason Roy (@jasonroy20)Everyone’s Happy New Year. Wish all of you the best, keep helping each other, and don’t forget to smile every once in a while. See you soon.-Lando Norris (@LandoNorris) January 1, 2021Happy new year!!!-Happy new year!!! Pic.twitter.com/ea5ASoU86A- Caroline Wozniacki (@CaroWozniacki) January 1, 2021 There was an announcement for CricketStuart Wide to make. @MollieKing pic.twitter.com/tCb0H6cr4I- Stuart Broad (@StuartBroad8) January 1, 2021KP is getting into the swing of things, the perfect way to start 2021. A post shared by Kevin Pietersen (@kp24) Football Happy Jack Wilshere’s birthday Happy Jack Wilshere’s birthday to you, @JackWilshere! Image.twitter. Com/ebKsl5bhgf-Arsenal (@Arsenal) January 1, 2021And Shane Duffy. @shaneduffy pic.twitter.com/RehuN10rjK- FAIreland (@FAIreland) January 1, 2021Abdoulaye Doucoure turned 28 | Happy Birthday, @abdoudoucoure16! Pic.twitter.com/IuaSWp2cBx- Everton (@Everton) 1 January 2021 The first training session of the year @ChelseaFC #ChelseaFC pic.twitter. Thiago Silva trained hard. Com/nPY6bPMjIh- Thiago Silva (@tsilva3) 1 January, 2021Rugby UnionWhere the Will is… 2021 goals… Pic.twitter.com/9iD6S2AHwc- Will Carling (@willcarling) January 1, 2021DartsMichael Van Gerwen, or was that just his stomach, getting ready to rumble? So we are here. Time to get ready tonight for my match. I’m just looking forward to it.