Monday started with Manchester United unveiling their fifth signing of the summer and ended with an old-fashioned Australia thrashing of England in the Ashes.
Here is how the day unfolded in pictures…
In the early hours of the morning, United announced the capture of goalkeeper Sergio Romero on a free transfer.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) July 27, 2015
The Argentina international, their number one en route to the 2014 World Cup final, trained with his new teammates in the United States later on.