With a global pandemic suspending sporting events worldwide, footballers suddenly have heaps of time on their hands. In the first installment of a new weekly series, we look at how they've been keeping themselves entertained while self-isolating.
Panic has prompted people to flock to grocery stores and stock up on toilet paper. Naturally, footballers responded with the now-viral #StayAtHomeChallenge, in which they juggle a roll of in-demand TP.
Brazilian tough tackler Felipe Melo stayed on brand and went two-footed.
Chelsea legend John Terry booted a roll into a replica Champions League trophy while the anthem played. Terry's self-defecating caption is a nod to his costume change before the UCL celebrations.
"Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?" Friedrich Nietzsche said. Apparently not. It's shame that the German philosopher didn't live to see the effects of a widespread work stoppage on professional footballers and their posts on social media.
James Milner is widely teased for being boring, and the Liverpool man is happy to satisfy expectations. Here, we see Milner's painstaking effort to cut the grass. Perhaps he thought John Terry was slithering about.
Chelsea women's defender Maria Thorisdottir proved children aren't the only obstacles involved with training in isolation.
OK, this is really cute. No need for any paternity tests at the Braithwaite residence.
Ronaldinho is in a Paraguayan prison for a faux passport ploy that resulted in a different kind of lockdown, and the toothy Brazilian legend enjoyed his 40th birthday in style.
Canadian Premier League side York9's Twitter account got in on the hysteria surrounding Tom Brady's departure from the New England Patriots. I hope he saw this. Spoiler alert: He didn't. Nobody did.