Every Monday, theScore will highlight the most outlandish moments from the wacky, sometimes daft, and perennially entertaining world of football. Here’s what made us smile – or cringe – on the pitch this past week.

A busy week of football has come and gone as the international window beckons, with England’s top flight leading the charge for the silly and strange with bosses handing out bananas and the buzz of duelling banners.

Without further ado, a look back at the bizarre in the beautiful game:

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Free State Stars’ Mohammed Anas was so elated after bagging a brace in a 2-2 draw with Ajax Cape Town to earn Man of the Match honours that the Ghanaian striker nearly booked himself a night on the couch.