The Back Page – 7th May

The sporting videos taking over social media this week

BT Sport bridge football and combat sport closer together

The Chelsea FC Women’s team recently reached the UCL final for the first time ever.

Manager Emma Hayes openly spoke about how UFC Fighter Rose Namajunas’ mantra inspired the psychology behind the Chelsea women’s teams success. 

This tweet alone is UFC on BT Sports’ most engaged tweet this month. Finding a way to bridge two sports together is an excellent way to promote brand awareness to a new audience; BT Sport just proved this.

Is it too late for LaMelo Ball to try his hand at American football or baseball?

The NBA Twitter account recently shared some of the best baseball, and American style passes made this season by US basketball player LaMelo Ball.

The tweet was their most engaged post on Wednesday, and it’s another great example of one sports organisation bridging the gap between others through content.

DAZN make the most of archived content

This weekend will bring the year’s biggest boxing event between none other than Canelo ‘Saul’ Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders.

Whenever Billy’s headlining an event, you can always expect a show. DAZN make the most of the pre-fight build-up by putting a creative spin on some archived footage of Saunders vs Lemieux.

Has the Rock and Kevin Hart got the worlds best bromance?

It was Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s birthday last Sunday, and Sportscenter dedicated a carousel of videos with iconic moments between comedy legend Kevin Hart and Dwayne.

Red Bull Racing went to their Instagram to praise their racer, finishing 2nd through a slick, eye-catching and short visual. 

If you ever fancy taking a break from sports highlights, think like Sportscenter.

Red Bull Racing give a lesson in short-form content

This weekend saw the Portuguese Grand Prix take place where Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen came 2nd place after the all-mighty Lewis Hamilton.

Red Bull Racing went to their Instagram to praise their racer, finishing 2nd through a slick, eye-catching and short visual. 

It’s their most engaged post over the weekend, and it’s evident why. It’s short, sweet and praise-worthy.

Inter Milan crowned Serie A content champions

Inter ended Juventus’ nine-year reign on Serie A football last weekend, making it the first time in 11 years since Inter lifted the title. 

Their latest visual on LinkedIn shows their just as savvy off the pitch. They’ve wrapped up the story of the club, key highlights and the community spirit the team holds. 

Who would’ve thought a 1 minute and 22-second video would’ve captured so much culture? 

Written by Stoke & Dagger contributor Ashwyn Lall  (Twitter: AshsSportsTalk1).