On a topsy-turvy night at The Best FIFA awards, perhaps the most controversial decision was to bestow Liverpool's Mohamed Salah with the Puskas Award (i.e. goal of the year) for his strike against Everton last season.
Many were baffled to see Salah's solo effort come out on top, especially as it wasn't even close to the best goal that the forward scored over the course of his individually stellar 2017-18 campaign.
That sentiment was echoed by teammate James Milner, who offered wry congratulations...
Liverpool made it a club-record seven straight wins to start the season, cruising to a 3-0 victory as Southampton were blown away in the first half. The Reds took their foot off the gas after the break but ensured they kept the back door shut to record their fourth clean sheet of the season.
Xherdan Shaqiri was excellent on his first start while Mohamed Salah got himself back on the scoresheet after his "drought" and looked lively throughout.
Mohamed Salah's performances in the opening six games of the season have been somewhat underwhelming, but only when viewed in the prism of what he did last season.
He's played six games, scored two goals and has a couple of assists. He also won a penalty and an opponent was sent off for bringing him down when clean through. He's had numerous others chances that he hasn't taken and also had a goal disallowed. He's not breaking any records, but he is making an impact.
While the likes of Harry, Oliver and George continue dominate the boys list, it's perhaps noteworthy that James comes out top in Liverpool despite the name dropping well out of the UK top 10 -- dropping eight...