Sports stars and clubs across the world continue to provide an insight into their lives on social media.
Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the best examples from August 27.
Gareth Barry’s country and former clubs paid tribute to the midfielder after he announced his retirement.
Wishing Gareth Barry, who won 53 caps for the #ThreeLions and scored three goals, all the very best in retirement!
Congratulations on a fantastic career 👏 pic.twitter.com/XWpp3NpIIW
— England (@England) August 27, 2020
Everyone at Manchester City wishes Gareth Barry all the best in his retirement! 🙌
— Manchester City (@ManCity) August 27, 2020
👏 | All the best in retirement, Gareth Barry!
Congratulations on a magnificent career and thank you for your time with the Toffees. 💙 pic.twitter.com/sr4kRpgftf
— Everton (@Everton) August 27, 2020
𝟰𝟰𝟭 appearances, 𝟱𝟮 goals and more than a decade of service at Villa Park. 🙌
— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) August 27, 2020
An extraordinary, record-breaking career 👏👏
All the best in retirement, Gareth Barry 💙 pic.twitter.com/7XSrnCynPv
— West Bromwich Albion (@WBA) August 27, 2020
Manchester United wished Paul Pogba well after the midfielder tested positive for coronavirus.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 27, 2020
Jordan Henderson got off the mark for Liverpool nine years ago today.
Beautifully placed, @JHenderson ☄️
The skipper with his first for the Reds, nine years ago today 🤩 pic.twitter.com/i6hmV87GTj
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) August 27, 2020
Real Madrid signed Luka Modric on this day in 2012.
Joe Hart is already reaching new heights at Tottenham.
James Maddison and Ricardo Pereira are on the comeback trail.
— James Maddison (@Madders10) August 27, 2020
The smile of a man who has just signed a new deal at Manchester United.
Always smiling!! Great training today! 🔜🔛🔝 pic.twitter.com/x7yvhiI7j4
— Dean Henderson (@deanhenderson) August 27, 2020
John Terry has still got an engine on him.
Zlatan was resting body and mind.
The Calm before the Storm pic.twitter.com/HfSaUhHuuS
— Zlatan Ibrahimović (@Ibra_official) August 27, 2020
Manchester City unveiled their bold new third kit.
— Manchester City (@ManCity) August 27, 2020
Leeds winger Ian Poveda is a big fan of JD Sports.
What a journey, been rocking the JD bags all through out my school years & now I got em on my sleeve 😆🤝 pic.twitter.com/61Xl7wT9aD
— Iancarlo (@IancarloP) August 27, 2020
Sevilla highlighted a special day for their Europa League final hero.
📅 Today, 2️⃣7️⃣th August, @LuukdeJong9, our hero in Cologne, turns 30. 🇳🇱
— Sevilla FC (Europa League Champions 🏆) (@SevillaFC_ENG) August 27, 2020
While Josie Green spoke of her pride at being unveiled as the new captain of Tottenham Women.
“It’s a huge privilege and honour for me to be named captain of this great football club and it’s a really proud moment for me and my family.” @JosieGreen_ ©️👊#SpurHerOn ⚪️ #COYS pic.twitter.com/YGbuJXo7p7
— Tottenham Hotspur Women (@SpursWomen) August 27, 2020
Charlie Adam reflected on the start of his career.
— Charlie Adam (@Charlie26Adam) August 27, 2020
Cameron Champ made a unique step with his statement against racial injustice.
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) August 27, 2020
England wished Jason Roy a speedy recovery after the opener was ruled out of the Pakistan T20 series with a side strain.
England skipper Eoin Morgan is up for the series.
England managing director Ashley Giles thanked Pakistan for travelling to the country to play this summer.
A huge thank you to @TheRealPCB team and management for their efforts in coming to England and putting on another great test series, played in a great spirit. A massive boost for everyone 👏👏🙏🏻
— Ashley Giles (@Gilo) August 27, 2020
Ollie Pope reflected on another successful summer.
— Ollie Pope (@OPope32) August 27, 2020
What a bowler!
What a spell this was from Simon Jones 🔥 #OnThisDay in 2005, which wicket was your favourite?
India skipper Virat Kohli had some news.
And then, we were three! Arriving Jan 2021 ❤️🙏 pic.twitter.com/0BDSogBM1n
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) August 27, 2020
Former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar remembered Australia great Sir Don Bradman.
Sir Don Bradman was away from 🏏 for several years due to World War II, yet has the highest Test batting average.
Today, with concerns about athletes’ form due to uncertainties & long breaks, his career stands even taller as a source of inspiration.
Happy birthday Sir Don. pic.twitter.com/Q735mlJMvk
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 27, 2020
KP was on the bike.
AB De Villiers is ready for the IPL.
Leg day for the heavyweight champion of the world.
Daniel Dubois is ready for war.
Born ready 🧨
— Daniel Dubois (@DynamiteDubois) August 27, 2020
Tony Bellew shared some boxing insight.
— Tony Bellew (@TonyBellew) August 27, 2020
Who knew Eddie Hearn played cricket for Essex?
Judgement Night for Rob Cross.
It’s fair to say that this hasn’t gone to plan! I’ve missed too many doubles which is unforgivable but it is what it is. I can win any game in the world when I turn up I just need to do that tonight. I’ll give it everything I’ve got⚡️📸@taylanningpix pic.twitter.com/lx9o9dVQPr
— Rob Cross (@RobCross180) August 27, 2020