Christmas greetings from Sergio Ramos, Dybala, Mbappé...
Maintaining tradition, many of the world's leading football players took time to post festive greetings to their fans via their respective social media platforms.
Christmas, a time for giving and sharing, excessive eating, the latest Star Wars film and spending quality time with one's nearest and dearest.
In the footballing world, social media Christmas presents top football players an opportunity to show their creative side and in turn send seasons greetings to their legions of followers.
With his media profile at an all time high following his Amazon docu. series, the Real Madrid captain sports a classic look with just a hint of an Andaluz Clark Gable wishing his 16.7M followers seasons greetings.
¡Felices fiestas!— Sergio Ramos (@SergioRamos) December 23, 2019
Os deseo lo mejor en estas fechas y espero que paséis unos días estupendos con los vuestros.
Happy holidays! I wish you all the best and hope you spend some great days with your loved ones.
The PSG striker opts for the classic Santa Claus outfit in his festive social media post with a few Father Christmas emojis and a mention to his Ligue 1 side. Simple and effective from the French striker.
The Argentine opts for an Instagram video in which he showcases his adept ball control over a harsh electro sound bed and glitchy neon-esque images with a simple "Feliz Navidad" message at the end for his 35 million followers!
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Staying with Serie A, AS Roma's new recruit Smalling is clearly delighted to be in the Eternal City over the festive period and not preparing for a rainy Boxing Day away trip to Newcastle.
Holding the key to the city 🗝 Loving our first Christmas in Rome with the family. From mine to yours wishing you the best holiday period 🖤 pic.twitter.com/kYOvRj7DxT— Chris Smalling (@ChrisSmalling) December 24, 2019
The Athletic Club striker certainly wins our vote for the "most effort put into a Christmas social media post" award as the player dresses up as the traditional Basque Olentzero (a local version of Father Christmas for the region). Williams seals the post with a Christmas greeting in Euskera.
Eguberri on guztioi 🌲🎁 pic.twitter.com/NubjmDmZPY— IÑAKI WILLIAMS (@Williaaams45) December 24, 2019
The former Real Madrid, Valencia, Liverpool and Newcastle boss goes for a classic, beside the Christmas tree with the dogs approach. A simple message from the coach to accompany the post and job done for Rafa and his social media team.
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