Busquets stamp, record-breaking Messi and Rooney wonder strike - defining moments of the weekend

Check out the best photos from the latest round of matches throughout the footballing world, featuring the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and more
Another dramatic weekend of action climaxed with a thriling Clasico, as Sergio Busquets' stamp on Pepe emerged as one of the most eye-catching pictures from Real Madrid's 4-3 loss at home to Barcelona.

Check out the rest of the most illuminating images from across the globe...

Wayne Rooney caught West Ham goalkeeper Adrian off his line with a 50-yard half volley

Alvaro Negredo took a kick in the back against Fulham as Manchester City beat Fulham 5-0

Gary McCabe scored from the spot as Shamrock Rovers defeated Bohemians 3-1 in the Dublin derby

Inter Milan striker Icardi showed his love for fiance Wanda Nara with a special dedication

Icardi's strike wasn't enough though as Atalanta edged Inter 2-1 at San Siro

Arsene Wenger suffered a horrendous 1000th game for Arsenal with a 6-0 defeat against Chelsea

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain handballed on the line to stop Chelsea scoring

Referee Andre Marriner misidentified the culprit and showed Kieran Gibbs a red card

Carlos Tevez scoed for Juventus against Catania to keep up their unbeaten run going

Fernando Cavenaghi and Daniel Villalva celebrate as River Plate beat Lanus 2-0

A young boy invaded the pitch and escaped from security at the game in Buenos Aires

Women and children enjoyed Besiktas's victory against Akhisar Belediyespor as all adult males were banned

Alexandru Maxim of Stuttgart scored the winning goal against Hamburg in a crucial relegation dog fight

Real Madrid fans soaked up the atmosphere outside the Bernabeu ahead of the Clasico on Sunday

Lionel Messi became the all-time Clasico top scorer with a hat-trick in a dramatic 4-3 victory for Barcelona