Manchester United’s Ecuador midfielder Antonio Valencia is finding ways to ‘keep up’ his spirits in his hotel ahead of their friendly in Mexico.
Valencia and a pal teamed up to juggle a ball across the bed in the absence of room service and a mint on the pillow before posting his skills to social image site Instagram.
The Red Devils man has to wait until Saturday to take on club mate Javier Hernandez’s Mexico side in a World Cup warm-up – and it seems boredom got the better of him.
Ex-Wigan winger Valencia and his team mates take on England in Miami Dolphins’ Sun Life Stadium on June 4.
Roy Hodgson’s men are set to play Peru in their final farewell in the Wembley warm-up on May 30 before taking on Ecuador and Honduras on June 8 in the States.
Sven-Goran Eriksson’s England side narrowly defeated Ecuador in a Second Round match in the 2006 World Cup thanks to David Beckham’s early free-kick.
Ecuador are in Group E for next month’s World Cup along with Switzerland, Honduras and France.
Image courtesy of Ecuador de Futbol via Youtube with thanks