Today is National Kissing Day, and to celebrate we take a look at five of the most intimate footballing kisses.
Whether in celebration, in jest, or merely as a show of affection, kissing has become a large part of professional football. It can be done with teammates, as is expected, or even with opponents - when they are not expecting. It brings a smile to faces and is great to see.
English football has seen its fair share of intimacy in the past, with players from Arsenal, Manchester United, Bristol Rovers, Sunderland and West Ham players all getting in on the action.
To celebrate National Kissing Day, here are the five best footballing kisses in recent history.
JJ O’Donnell - Bristol Rovers
Phil Bardsley and Kevin Nolan - Sunderland vs West Ham United
Gary Neville and Paul Scholes - Manchester United
Mathieu Debuchy and Olivier Giroud - Arsenal
Ivan Rakitic and Daniel Carrico - Sevilla