But if soccer doesn't float your boat there was plenty going on elsewhere with Love Island starting on ITV2 offering cringe-worthy flirting and fondling for anyone who hadn't seen the leaked CCTV footage of ex-Health Secretary Matt Hancock.
Anne Robinson made her debut as the new host of Countdown, and money saving expert Martin Lewis was the latest guest host to join Susanna Reid on Good Morning Britain. While in radio Nick Grimshaw resigned from DJing on BBC Radio 1 after 14 years.
Meanwhile, the rumours as to who will be the next star of Doctor Who continue, and there was yet more shocking news for the Free Britney movement when the judge denied Britney Spears' request to have her father Jamie removed from her conservatorship.
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