Virgil van Dijk meets the Easter Bunny … how the football world celebrated Easter Sunday

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Virgil van Dijk meets the Easter Bunny, David Beckham rounds out the family for a chocolate-filled Sunday while Bayern Munich striker Thomas Muller romp … how the football world celebrated Easter Sunday

  • The Dutchman has led the social media posts of footballers while celebrating Easter Sunday
  • The Liverpool defender is injured, but posed for a photo while walking
  • Martin Skrtel, Alex Iwobi, Philipp Lahm and Kaka also posted on their Instagram

Virgil van Dijk led the Easter celebrations of footballers past and present, including Thomas Muller, David Beckham and Kaka.

Liverpool’s talisman-like central half is currently out with a knee injury and is not expected to perform for Jurgen Klopp’s side again this season after a hasty tackle on him by Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in the Merseyside derby in October.

But the Dutchman posed for a photo while out for a walk with someone in a life-size Easter bunny costume, captioned, “Happy Easter from me and the big boy!” followed by a rabbit emoji.

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk posed with someone in a large Easter bunny costume

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk posed with someone in a large Easter bunny costume

His rival Alex Iwobi from Everton took a photo with a chocolate Easter egg in his right hand

His rival Alex Iwobi from Everton took a photo with a chocolate Easter egg in his right hand

His rival Alex Iwobi from Everton took a photo with a chocolate Easter egg in his right hand

Former Liverpool center half Martin Skrtel was cut down in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates

Former Liverpool center half Martin Skrtel was cut down in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates

Former Liverpool center half Martin Skrtel was cut down in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates

Former Reds defender Martin Skrtel, 36, who last played for Turkey’s Istanbul Basaksehir, took a selfie from Dubai, UAE and wished his followers a happy Easter Sunday.

Everton midfielder Alex Iwobi, who came off the couch in that hot October derby, posed with a chocolate Easter egg.

Bayern Munich star Thomas Muller posted a video of him frolicking outside with a horse, while his former teammate at German giants Philipp Lahm showed a photo of his family painting Easter eggs.

Bayern Munich striker Thomas Muller frolicked outside with a horse in his Instagram post

Bayern Munich striker Thomas Muller frolicked outside with a horse in his Instagram post

Bayern Munich striker Thomas Muller frolicked outside with a horse in his Instagram post

His former German side teammate Philipp Lahm helped his kids decorate their eggs

His former German side teammate Philipp Lahm helped his kids decorate their eggs

His former German side teammate Philipp Lahm helped his kids decorate their eggs

Lahm’s caption read, “The Lahm Household! Daddy checks to see if the Easter eggs are colored long enough – technology is everything. We wish you and your loved ones a happy and relaxing Easter! ‘

Several high-profile retired soccer players also joined them to express similar festive sentiments on Instagram.

English legend David Beckham posed with his entire family, with wife Victoria, sons Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz and daughter Harper Seven.

England icon David Beckham posed with his whole family over a beer and a pack of mini eggs

England icon David Beckham posed with his whole family over a beer and a pack of mini eggs

England icon David Beckham posed with his whole family over a beer and a pack of mini eggs

Another former Real Madrid midfielder, Kaka, posted an Easter message about his faith

Another former Real Madrid midfielder, Kaka, posted an Easter message about his faith

Another former Real Madrid midfielder, Kaka, posted an Easter message about his faith

Victoria and Harper Seven wear Easter bunny ears, while Beckham enjoys a beer with an open carton of mini eggs on the table.

His caption read, “Happy Easter everyone. Family together @victoriabeckham @brooklynbeckham @romeobeckham @cruzbeckham #HarperSeven ‘.

Co-former Real Madrid midfielder Kaka, who played 92 times for Brazil, also posted an Easter message about his faith.

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