Liverpool star James Milner has become a
social media star in playing up to his no frills image by filming
himself doing domestic chores whilst the Premier League is suspended due
to the coronavirus outbreak.
The 34-year-old former England
midfielder first posted images of himself sorting his tea bags one by
one as a response to team-mate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain posting a
glamorous video of himself and his pop star girlfriend Perrie Edwards
dancing on their stairs.
The players have been left to their own devices after team training was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic.
After rationing his tea bags, the 61-times capped Milner took to his garden and filmed himself nose down to the lawn clipping the grass with a pair of scissors and a ruler to ensure each blade was the same height
The Euro 2020 soccer Championship, trumpeted as a continent-wide
feast of football to mark the 60th anniversary of Uefa’s flagship
tournament, was postponed for a year on Tuesday as the coronavirus
pandemic claimed its biggest sporting casualty yet.
The fate of
the 24-nation, month-long showpiece due to start in June, had hung in
the balance ever since Europe’s domestic leagues shut down in the wake
of the sweeping health crisis, which has killed around 7 500 people