The Bundesliga stars have travelled far and wide for their summer breaks, enjoying a well-earned rest after an arduous season
The Bundesliga stars have travelled far and wide for their summer breaks, enjoying a well-earned rest after an arduous season

Bundesliga Stars on Vacation: Social Media Round-up

Cologne - For the majority of the Bundesliga's star-studded cast, the end of the 2014/15 campaign has brought about a welcome period of rest and relaxation. has been searching the social media channels to find out what they've been getting up to and where...

Kroos ready to get back to it

Translation: Holiday was awesome!! Starting tomorrow it's back to work.

Thiago making the most of final free day

Skjelbred's Scandinavian adventure

Schürrle's special someone

Schweinsteiger arrives at SW19

Next stop: Canada!

VfL Wolfsburg and Germany star Andre Schürrle is gearing up for the second leg of his post-season holiday in Vancouver.

Back of the chair

Caldirola in the clouds

Boateng soaking up the rays

Bendtner's new pet

Nice dicky bow, Julian!

Großkreutz on the mend

Weigl attends girlfriend's prom

London calling

Mario adventures

Family first

Any they call it Lewy love

Caldirola in the Windy City

Schweinsteiger reminisces

Götze top of the rocks

Rafinha staying sharp

King of the assists meets king of the jungle

Looks nice, Mario!

Aubameyang catches up with old friends

Relaxing, Xabi?

It's New York, New York for Jerome Boateng

Götze standing tall

Bayern's Mario Götze may be enjoying the delights of Hawaii at present, but before jetting off to the islands in the Pacific, he and his brother met up with Portland Trailblazers star CJ McCollum to shoot some hoops...

Aubameyang says thanks to his birthday well-wishers

The Chandlers' Greek adventure

Ilkay Gündogan has donned a Japan shirt to support his Borussia Dortmund team-mate Shinji Kagawa...

Gladbach keeper Yann Sommer, meanwhile, is off for a well-deserved break. Let's hope he swapped his goalie gloves for flip-flops...

Holidays! Thanks for the great support!

It's marriage day in Bremen...

Max Kruse is heading off again to Vegas...

...where he enjoyed some success on the poker tables last summer. We wonder if he'll bump into team-mate Ibrahima Traore?

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Borussia Mönchengladbach star Alvaro Dominguez seems to be enjoying some special treatment on his early flight to Madrid...

Hoffenheim captain Andreas Beck looks to be enjoying Florida...

...where the club have tweeted that he bumped into their very own stadium announcer. How's that for chance?!

Bags packed

Where's Mario Götze off to, we wonder?

Brooks taking no chances

Only the best product for Hertha's USA international John Anthony Brooks to protect that impressive body ink...

Brotherly love

Here's another snap of Rafinha holidaying with family. How long is this vacation lasting..?

Huntelaar jetting off

Alaba thanks his Pops

Badstuber at home in Munich

Boateng ready to put his feet up

Heitinga staying in shape

Götze at the races in Le Mans

Karius in Miami

Traore relaxing in Vegas

Kev's race run

Kevin De Bruyne's season may have finished with a defeat for Belgium against Wales in Euro 2016 qualifying, but the VfL Wolfsburg man can look back on a brilliant 2014/15 campaign: Bundesliga Player of the Year, DFB Cup winner, 20 assists and 10 goals. You've earned a holiday, Kevin.

Baumann fly-boarding in Mallorca

Anyone for football-tennis?

Suave Alonso

Werner and Kruse in Turkey

Traore to blow off steam in Vegas

Seafood aplenty for Donati in Mallorca

Firmino in love

Pool day for Hunt

Don't look so surprised, Dennis!

Hamburger SV defender Dennis Diekmeier posted the following snap of himself while on holiday in Turkey: "Look what I discovered over here: the new HSV shirt!"

Work and play

Bastian Schweinsteiger may be on international duty with with Germany at present, but he still found time to head to a nearby beach...

Thiago all at sea

Guilavogui hits Cancun

Schmelzer in slow-mo

Thiago mocks Martinez
FC Bayern midfielder Thiago Alcantara took to Twitter to make fun of compatriot and team-mate Javi Martinez, seen posing in suspenders and sunglasses. "Can someone please explain this to me?" Thiago says in the Tweet below, before asking fellow Bayern star Juan Bernat what he makes of it.

...Meanwhile, the Caldirola honeymoon continues

Müller thanks his followers

Di Santo goes Baywatch in Mexico

A Greek hideaway for Lewis Holtby

Fabian Lustenberger living it up in Turkey

Beaches are the popular place to be

Dino striker lapping up Dubai

Aubameyang and his "sick squad"
Dortmund and Gabon star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (front, 2nd r.) retweeted this post: "A sick squad! Unforgettable holidays! And it isn't over yet"

Atsuto Uchida: the best possible tour guide for Roman Neustädter

Caldirola keeps it short and sweet

Congratulations are in order for Mr Esswein

Translation: Alex Esswein is enjoying the summer break and also married his Franziska in a church. Best wishes!

Who knew Roman Bürki was such a poser?

Schalke star Huntelaar leading by example

Back to business

Looks like World Cup winner Mario Götze has a second holiday pencilled in once he's fulfilled his obligations for the national team...

Ice-cold Manu

Always one to push personal boundaries, Bayern's Manuel Neuer has been getting some cold chamber treatment ahead of this month's internationals...

Swiss support

Hamburger SV midfielder Valon Behrami got right behind compatriot Stan Wawrinka in Sunday's French Open tennis final against world number one Novak Djokovic. The Swiss ace came through in four sets to win his second Grand Slam title.

Like father, like son

There could be another Huntelaar on the block before long, judging by this snap of FC Schalke 04 striker Klaas-Jan's son Axel...

Love-struck Luca

After exchanging vows at the weekend, Luca Caldirola and his dearly beloved wife Marija are heading off on their honeymoon...

Fun in the sun

Bayern defender Jerome Boateng is making the most of his family holiday before having to return to the international circuit with world champions Germany...

Bremen's Franco Di Santo is rarely seen without a smile on his face. Here he is on holiday in Mexico doing his best impression of a lifeguard. "I'll be there....!" you can imagine him singing...

Friends reunited

Hertha Berlin's Cote d'Ivoire international forward Salomon Kalou has been joined by compatriot Didier Drogba in the Ivorian capital ahead of a charity gala for the Kalou Foundation.

Well-earned break

After helping Hannover secure Bundesliga safety, defender Marcelo has been soaking up the sun in his native Brazil.

Happy ever after

Werder Bremen's Luca Caldirola married his girlfriend Marija on Thursday and took to Twitter to share the good tidings.

For a good cause

Schalke's Roman Neustädter is enjoying himself not on holiday, strictly speaking, but doing charity work in India. The Royal Blues midfielder has been visiting Anstrengung United, a non-profit NGO helping to reach out to children through sport in Mumbai. Judging from this post on Neustädter's Instagram page, fun was had by all:


Marcel Schmelzer also appears to be doing what look likes voluntary work. Here he is assisting at a kennel for stray dogs in Naples.

Time out for Hummels

Where might Mats Hummels be getting Dortmund's "exhausting and bad season" out of his system, we wonder?

On your bike

Here's Bayern's Robert Lewandowski (back) taking a time out with his wife Anna to go quad biking before joining up with the Poland team for a UEFA Euro 2016 qualifier against Georgia on 13 June.

Middle eastern tour

Dante looks like he enjoyed himself:

Ujah on the hunt

Ahead of his transfer to Werder at the end of the month, Anthony Ujah is on the lookout for some suitable lodgings in Bremen:

Spanish sun

Hamburg defender Dennis Diekmeier and his wife Dana have jetted off to Barcelona for the latter's birthday.

Birthday celebrations

Here's Mario Götze celebrating his 23rd birthday in a rather swanky bar:

Anyone for tennis?

Love is in the air in French capital Paris, where FC Bayern München midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has been busy cheering on his other half, WTA tennis player Ana Ivanovic, in the French Open. The seventh seed beat Russia's Ekaterina Makarova in three sets on Sunday to book her place in the quarter-finals.

Just chilling

Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer took to Instagram to share this laid-back snap of himself in front of some impressive-looking sand dunes in Dubai. "Best wishes from under the sun," he adds.

Beach boy

After braving the chilly Munich winter for the first time, Juan Bernat has wasted little time in replenishing his Vitamin D levels. "A day at the beach," reads this Tweet...

Fan favourite

Bayern defender Jerome Boateng met up with Hertha Berlin's Sami Allagui to surprise this young fan in the German capital...

Spot the pout

At ease on both sides of the lens, Thiago Alcantara has been experimenting with a range of camera effects. "Now that's more like it!" the Spaniard says...

Destination unknown

Bayern and Germany forward Thomas Müller is looking forward to a bit of hard-earned time off. He's known as a Raumdeuter (space interpreter) in his homeland, so he could end up anywhere...

Sunset selfie

Bayern attacker Mario Götze has been recharging the batteries ahead of Germany's friendly with the USA and subsequent UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against Gibraltar...

Back to his roots

Whilst in his native Austria, David Alaba - still recovering from knee surgery - paid a visit to his favourite barbershop...

Adios Auba!

By the looks of things, Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is jetting off to sunny Spain...

Heartfelt thanks

Before heading off on his hols, SV Werder Bremen's 2014/15 top scorer Franco Di Santo expressed his gratitude to all the club's unsung heroes behind the scenes at the Weserstadion...