Sturridge humbled, Messi elated and tear gas causes chaos – defining moments of the weekend

Check out the best photos from the latest round of matches throughout the footballing world, featuring the FA Cup, La Liga, Serie A and more

After yet another dramatic weekend of action, Goal offers you the most illuminating images from across the globe… enjoy!

Ezequiel Lavezzi points to the heavens in an emotional tribute to his uncle who was murdered last week

Muangthong United captain Datsakorn Thonglao is sent off for headbutting Leigh Broxham of Melbourne Victory in the AFC Champions League playoff

Jonathan Pereira kicks away a tear gas bomb which stopped the clash between Villarreal and Celta Vigo for 17 minutes as players and fans were evacuated from the stadium

Lionel Messi nets his second of the night to reach 228 league goals, tying him with Raul Gonzalez for La Liga’s third best

Referee Mauro Bergonzi argues with Bologna’s Cesare Natali during the Serie A clash between AC Milan and Bologna

Mario Balotelli scores the winning goal for AC Milan with a long range screamer at San Siro

Bert van Marwijk reacts to Hamburg’s 4-2 defeat against bottom-placed club Braunschweig. The Dutchman was later relieved of his duties

Xherdan Shaqiri enjoys scoring a double as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich beat Freiburg 4-0

Al Qadsia defender Hamad Aman clashes with an Al Jaish player during the AFC Champions League playoff match

Fraizer Campbell gets a shot away as Cardiff City lose to Championship side Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup fifth round

Liverpool’s Luis Suarez is tripped in the box by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain but controversially no penalty is awarded

Mattia Destro helps Roma to a 3-0 victory over Sampdoria to keep their Serie A title hopes alive

Fenerbahce edge past Kasimpasa to earn a five point lead at the top of the Super Lig

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen returns to Ajax for a special farewell ceremony 

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