Neymar and Kuklina sledgehammer

While some athletes return to their usual workouts and prepare to resume their professional activities, others are still forced to keep fit at home. A photo from one of these classes was shared by American tennis player Serena Williams. In the background, you can see her two-year-old daughter Alexis Olympia. The girl looks at the screen of the gadget and, obviously, is not very interested in what is happening around.

“There are two types of people,” Williams joked.

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Posted by Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) May 26, 2020 at 3:00 PDT

Unlike the tennis player, PSG striker Neymar has already managed to instill in his son David Lucca a love of sports. The boy performed an exercise on reaction and accuracy, beating his head into the basket with small balls that his father threw him. However, at the end he was not waiting for the most pleasant surprise: instead of one of the shells, the football player threw a raw egg to the child, which broke on his head.

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Posted by ene10ta Érre 🇧🇷 👻 neymarjr (@neymarjr) May 27, 2020 at 2:16 PDT

But sometimes children are more resourceful than their parents. The head coach of the Russian youth football team Alexander Kerzhakov during self-isolation repeatedly pleased subscribers with funny posts describing the life of his family in self-isolation. This time the video decided to post his son Igor. On it, an ex-footballer enters the child’s room and offers him to take a chocolate bar “for good behavior”, which he refuses. The surprised father leaves, and then it turns out that under the pillow the boy has a whole warehouse of sweets.

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Publication by Igor TORPEDA 🚀 (@igortorpeda) May 27, 2020 at 7:25 PDT

Home workouts are often complicated by the lack of necessary equipment. However, Russian biathletes found a way out. Ekaterina Yurlova-Percht demonstrated her ability to balance by walking along a tightrope. And Larisa Kuklina picked up a two-handed hammer.

“With such a sledgehammer, you gently open any doors. The May gathering is coming to an end, and the six-kilogram hammer does not want to break yet, ”Kuklina said.

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Posted by Lara Kuklina (@kuklinalara) May 23, 2020 at 9:12 PDT

Meanwhile, Juventus has already begun team training. In one of the trainings, Cristiano Ronaldo performed a spectacular hit on the ball and hit the basketball hoop from a decent distance. The video reacted to Rostov, inviting the Portuguese to perform a more complex version of the trick.

“Our academy is cooler, Juventus.” Repeat Tamaz Topuria's trick, Cristiano? We know that you understand Russian, ”joked the Rostov press service.

Our Academy can do better, @juventusfc

Repeat Tamaz Topuria's trick, @Cristiano?

We know that you understand Russian😂

- Football Club Rostov (@rostovfc) May 26, 2020

New Isloch fan and Nurmagomedov’s memoirs

The championship of Belarus, the matches of which did not stop, despite the pandemic, attracted the attention of almost the whole world and became a real comfort for football fans. The other day, one of the local teams, Isloch, acquired a star fan. The popular host and admirer of “Zenith” Ivan Urgant admitted that he began to worry about Minsk residents on self-isolation.

In gratitude, the club gave him his paraphernalia and a ball signed by football players. Urgant was not at a loss, named several names and even christened the current composition gold.

Fans of "Isloch" did not stand aside. At a match with Energetik-BSU, they posted a poster depicting a presenter.

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Posted by Ivan Urgant (@urgantcom) May 27, 2020 at 6:22 PDT

May 25 marks the 15th anniversary of the victory of Liverpool over Milan in the Champions League final. Many fans still remember this match thanks to the impressive comeback made by the English team. So, Khabib Nurmagomedov remembered what emotions he experienced while watching the meeting, and published several frames of the penalty shootout.

“I watched this match and it was unrealistic for Liverpool to be sick,” admitted Nurmagomedov.

They decided to recall the past at the Association of Professional Tennis Players (ATP). They showed how Roger Federer, Gael Monfils, Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Grigor Dimitrov changed in a few years, combining their past and current photographs.

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Publication from ATP Tour (@atptour) May 26, 2020 at 6:42 PDT

Representatives of the Sochi Autodrom press service went to an even deeper past. They imagined what modern pilots would look like if they were born in the 70s of the XIX century. It is unlikely that then all of them would have the opportunity to be photographed, so their portraits would have to be captured on canvas.

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Publication by FORMULA 1 RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX (@sochiautodrom) May 23, 2020 at 6:17 PDT

The focus of Selezneva and the riddle of Barcelona

Two-time European champion in rhythmic gymnastics Laysan Utyasheva also appeared in an unusual form. She was photographed in the image of the sorceress Maleficent, the main character of the film of the same name. The ex-athlete jokingly offered her services to everyone.

“Love spells, lapels, and also save you from obesity and hallux bumps. Leave your applications in the comments. Your Lyasifisenta Volevna, ”wrote Utyasheva.

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Posted by Laysan Utyasheva (@liasanutiasheva) May 28, 2020 at 11:32 PDT

Another gymnast, Ekaterina Selezneva, also turned to magic. She showed a trick, during which she disappears, dropping a hoop on herself. The athlete commented on the video with a phrase from the work of Eugene Schwartz “Cinderella” “I am not a magician, I am only learning” and asked what supernatural abilities her fans would like to have.

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Posted by Ekaterina Selezneva (@seleznevaaa) May 28, 2020 at 9:12 PDT

Some athletes do not need to use special applications or make-up to change their appearance - several months of self-isolation did this for them. So, Ronaldo and the famous commentator Dmitry Guberniev wondered if they should cut their regrown hair. Ex-Dynamo striker Andrei Voronin boasted a trip to the hairdresser, Manchester City defender Alexander Zinchenko suggested that if self-isolation lasted even longer, he would have looked like former Ukrainian footballer Anatoly Tymoshchuk. And in Barcelona, ​​they suggested guessing the player who had grown a pigtail. 

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Guess who? 🤔 Swipe left for the answer 😂

Publication by FC Barcelona (from 🏠) (@fcbarcelona) May 26, 2020 at 10:10 PDT

Other athletes were noted not only with new images, but also with unexpected purchases. Former Formula 1 racer Ralph Schumacher is engaged in winemaking and sometimes he delivers his products to customers, for which he uses a registered van. And recently, for such trips, he purchased an Niva SUV. After some time, the German said that he was completely satisfied with the car and even liked it more than a racing car.

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Posted by Ralf Schumacher (@ralfschumacher_rsc) May 26, 2020 at 2:02 PDT

Forward Severstal Daniil Vovchenko also got behind the wheel of a Russian car, and did so in full hockey uniforms. The team’s press service shared a colorful photo, and some fans said that they really saw the player on the roads of Cherepovets.

“When I’m eager to go on the ice,” they joked at Severstal.

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Publication from Severstal Hockey Club (@hc_severstal) May 24, 2020 at 6:34 PDT

The world of cars turned out to be close to the tennis player Petra Kvitova. She posted a photo of herself standing by the open hood of a car. The Czech woman suggested guessing if she had mastered the profession of mechanic.

“While there is no tennis, I learned something new - I became a car mechanic. Do you think this is true or not? ” - wrote Kvitova.

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Publication by Petra Kvitova (@ petra.kvitova) May 21, 2020 at 7:35 PDT