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FOOTIE TWEETS: Blatter meets the Pope, RIP Man Utd great Bill Foulkes and Neymar says 'I'm here to learn. Not to judge'

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter met with Pope Francis last week and was quick to Tweet about his experience.

Cesar Azpilicueta was off to Switzerland with his Chelsea teammates for their Champions League clash with FC Basel.

While Willian posed with Ashley Cole as the Blues look to move into the next phase of Europe's premier club competition.

Manchester United great Bill Foulkes, who survived the Munich air disaster and won the 1968 European Cup, passed away on Monday prompting kind words from Ashley Young.

Rio Ferdinand was also saddened by the loss of Foulkes.

While Man Utd's page showed the tributes that were already flowing in for the former centre-back.

On a lighter note, Fernandinho revelled in Manchester City's 6-0 win over Tottenham on Sunday with star striker Alvaro 'The Beast' Negredo.

But teammate Micah Richards felt it was the Brazilian himself who was the star of the show.

Leroy Fer scored in Norwich City's 2-1 loss at Newcastle United and was quick to thank the fans for their continued support.

As his Canaries teammate Ricky van Wolfswinkel took us through his Monday.

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet met some special guests from Thailand at Anfield on Saturday.

Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku, currently on loan at Everton, enjoyed a successful spell at West Bromwich Albion last season and was quick to wish them well ahead of Monday's eventual 2-2 derby draw with Aston Villa.

AC Milan ace Mario Balotelli saw Italian-Armernian kickboxer Giorgio Petrosyan suffer a shock loss to Suriname's Andy Ristie in the Glory 12 semi-final at Madison Square Gardens on the weekend.

Everton youngster Ross Barkley showed his appreciation for the Goodison Park fans after Saturday's 3-3 Merseyside draw with Liverpool.

While Barcelona and Brazil ace Neymar had a philosophical message to share.

Translation: Everyone has their story. I'm here to learn, not to judge. The impossible is just a matter of opinion.

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