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Bouchard runs off Xmas dinner and demands mistletoe kisses

Sports stars all around the globe — including Eugenie Bouchard, Mario Gotze and Alvaro Morata — celebrated Christmas 2017 in various ways.

Canadian tennis ace Bouchard treated herself to a traditional festive feast on the eve of the big day, before hitting the gym to work off those Christmas calories.

The 23-year-old former Wimbledon finalist then continued the party by attending a family gathering wearing a novelty hairband which dangled mistletoe in front of her face.

Bouchard wore a novelty piece of mistletoe headwear

Eugenie Bouchard, 23 celebrated Christmas 2017 at a family party where she wore a novelty piece of mistletoe headwear

Canadian Bouchard had earlier visited the gym to work off some of those Christmas calories after enjoying a big festive meal

Canadian Bouchard had earlier visited the gym to work off some of those Christmas calories after enjoying a big festive meal

Bouchard posted a video of herself enjoying the party as she told her Instagram followers: ‘I have a mistletoe on my head which means anyone near me has to kiss me.’

In a later post she joked: ‘So far I have zero takers… probably because everyone here is related to me.’

Bouchard stayed clear of the court as she enjoyed Christmas with her loved ones.

But Borussia Dortmund ace Mario Gotze — on a winter break from football — switched sports temporarily to enjoy a tennis rally of his own.

Gotze also documented his day on Instagram and appeared to hint that he and girlfriend Ann-Kathrin Brommel are now engaged.

The 25-year-old Germany international uploaded a picture of Ann-Kathrin wearing a shiny ring and he captioned the snap: ‘my present’.

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Gotze enjoyed his winter break from football by playing a spot of Christmas tennis

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Gotze enjoyed his winter break from football by playing a spot of Christmas tennis

Gotze appeared to make a big announcement as he wrote 'my present' while sharing a picture of his girlfriend wearing a ring

The Germany international and partner Ann-Kathrin Brommel looked very cosy

Gotze appeared to make a big announcement as he wrote ‘my present’ while sharing a picture of his girlfriend wearing a ring

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata married his long-term partner, Alice Campello, earlier this year and the newlyweds were joined by Alice’s family for Christmas, including dad Andrea.

The former Real Madrid frontman and wife Alice, who is pregnant with their first child, shared a loving kiss in front of the tree. 

Morata is expected to start in Chelsea’s game against Brighton on Boxing Day, so he appeared to snub a heavy Christmas meal in favour of a lighter dinner, featuring pasta and plenty of salad.

Chelsea star Alvaro Morata shared a kiss with pregnant wife Alice Campello in front of a Christmas tree in their London home

Chelsea star Alvaro Morata shared a kiss with pregnant wife Alice Campello in front of a Christmas tree in their London home

Former Real Madrid and Juventus frontman Morata spent Christmas with some of his in-laws, including Alice's father Andrea

Former Real Madrid and Juventus frontman Morata spent Christmas with some of his in-laws, including Alice’s father Andrea

With a Boxing Day Premier League match against Brighton & Hove Albion on the horizon, Morata opted for a healthy meal 

With a Boxing Day Premier League match against Brighton & Hove Albion on the horizon, Morata opted for a healthy meal 

Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho dressed up as an elf as he and wife Aine posed with one of their children for a cute Christmas photo.

Meanwhile, Tottenham star Dele Alli called Kieran Trippier an elf as he mocked some of his team-mates during a Christmas Day training session.

Alli shared an video of the 5′ 10″ right-back dancing, alongside the message: ‘one of santas elf’s done a runner’.

England international Alli also made a joke at Eric Dier’s expense by uploading an image of the Spurs utility man looking miserable next to the words: ‘He’s so happy this Christmas’.

Spurs trained early on Christmas Day as they host Southampton at Wembley at 12.30pm on the 26th. 

Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho dressed as an elf as he and wife Aine posed with one of their children for a cute Christmas photo

Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho dressed as an elf as he and wife Aine posed with one of their children for a cute Christmas photo

Dele Alli made a joke at the expense of team-mate Kieran Trippier

Alli also mocked Eric Dier as Spurs gathered at their training ground

Dele Alli made jokes at the expense of team-mates Kieran Trippier and Eric Dier as Tottenham’s players gathered to train



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