Coronavirus isolation: Hazard self-shaves his head, Neymar turns to volleyball

With almost all football postponed for the next month 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 will be keeping a daily eye on what the world's best are getting up to, as well as how clubs are keeping busy by battling in online competitions against each other.

Eden Hazard

Unable to visit the salon during quarantine, Eden Hazard took the plunge and shaved his own head to keep his tousled locks in check.

The Real Madrid winger even Facetimed his usual barber back in London to show off his handiwork.

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My bro @hazardeden_10 #haircutathome 😂😂😂 #hazard

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Neymar is continuing to keep his training levels high despite being unable to leave the home gym.

The PSG striker has definitely been putting in the hours in his attempts to keep ship shape during the lockdown.

First came the conditioning workout, then a truly intense game of volleyball out in the Brazilian sunshine.

Neymar also joined in the group applause held across Paris on Thursday night to pay tribute and offer thanks to the city's medical staff and caregivers.

Alphonso Davies

Bayern Munich star Alphonso Davies struggles to pronounce "schiedsrichter," the German word for referee for his fans on Instagram.

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Ian Darke

Ian Darke makes up commentary for a goal sequence in his backyard only to be denied by VAR. Priceless.


Despite being challenged by Jesse Lingard to take on the "Bin Challenge", Nani instead preferred to dedicate his time to homeschooling his young son.

"Despite these tough times, my family and I have been trying to stay busy and we are doing lots of things together," the former Manchester United star wrote.

Lionel Messi

There were similar scenes at the Lionel Messi household as the kids -- Thiago, Ciro and Mateo -- all enjoyed story time before bed.

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#QuedateEnCasa 🏠 #StayAtHome

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Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand's choice of family activity was a little more intensive as the entire clan hit the home gym first thing in the morning for a group workout.

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Family workout 🤯

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Harry Maguire

Stuck at home without anybody to play with, Harry Maguire ventured out into the back garden to practice his passing on his lonesome.

Sebastien Haller

West Ham striker Sebastien Haller combined the #StayAtHomeChallenge with some receptacle-based accuracy by juggling toilet paper and then flicking it into a small wicker hamper.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo was able to celebrate his brother's birthday with the entire family as they continue to isolate together at home in Madeira, Portugal.

Vinicius Junior

Real Madrid prodigy Vinicius Junior passed a little time by learning how to use Tik Tok and then inviting his family around for a big old dance party.

And finally, spare a thought for this poor guy, who saw his attempt at the toilet paper challenge go horribly, horribly wrong.

Red wine and a beige sofa. Ouch.