Although he has been on holiday, Juan Mata has been in the news this week as a possible make weight (!) in the deal that could see Wayne Rooney join Chelsea.
This sparked a number of comparisons between one of the most intelligent footballer in the Premier League and one who is perceived to be one of the stupidest.
During his time off and at the Confederations Cup, Juan Mata has produced some stunning photography on his Instagram page and some of it has to be seen to really appreciate it.
The latest picture, which inspired this post, can be seen first below but there have been a whole host of stunning images which deserve a wider audience.