With almost all football postponed indefinitely because of the coronavirus pandemic, star players have found themselves at a loose end.
With many training grounds off-limits, clubs have sent footballers home, where they're adhering to an isolation period for the next few weeks. How are they passing the time?
ESPN is keeping a daily eye on what the world's best are up to, as well as how clubs are keeping busy by battling in online competitions against each other.
Claudio Ranieri fell foul of an amusing tech hiccup while attempting an interview over the internet about Leicester City's historic Premier League title win in 2016.
The former Foxes manager was talking on Sky Sports when he suddenly disappeared, only to be replaced on screen by his unsuspecting wife.
Rosanna Ranieri was stationed quietly in another room after helping her husband connect to the video chat, only to somehow accidentally end up on live television herself.
While obviously taken aback, the error was dealt with admirably by host Kelly Cates while guests Jamie Redknapp and Gary Neville urged her to "keep it together" through fits of laughter.
We'd say she just about managed!
🗣️ #Rummenigge: "We are very happy that Miro has decided to take this step from the FC Bayern Campus to the first team. I am convinced that our strikers in particular will benefit from him being there as a coach. Miro was also Hansi Flick's preferred candidate."#MiaSanMia pic.twitter.com/LU1zE7YAdl— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) May 7, 2020
Germany's goal-scoring great Miroslav Klose is the latest to feature in one of Bayern Munich's new-fangled "socially distant" contract announcements after agreeing to become the club's new assistant manager.
Like forward Thomas Muller and head coach Hansi Flick before him, Klose observed the regulations while putting pen to paper at Bayern's training complex.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero took advantage of the sunshine to venture out into the garden for a delicious barbecue.
Atletico Madrid youngster Joao Felix passed a few idle hours by indulging in a strange game that may or may not be called "Pat the Pig."
The rules? You must pat the pig, but sometimes pick it up, and sometimes tap the table... We really don't know.
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Ander Herrera decided to head into town for an evening training session only to find he had the entirety of Plaza del Pilar in Zaragoza to himself.
Roma midfielder Javier Pastore kept things nice and wholesome with a communal gardening session for the whole family.