It has been a protracted few years for AFL gamers who’ve handled strict COVID restrictions – so many have headed to unique abroad locations to let their hair down with the 2022 season finished and dusted.
Many donned Lederhosen and raised their steins at Oktoberfest in Germany, whereas others opted for a extra toned-down, enjoyable go to to locations like Milan, Paris and Fiji.
So the place did your favorite footy stars head to this offseason?
Magpies star Scott Pendlebury with spouse Alex and their kids Jax and Darcy on vacation in Fiji
Magpies skipper Scott Pendlebury and glamorous spouse Alex posted photographs from the Waiyanitu Waterfall in Fiji, with the ability couple trying like they had been having a blast have a swim with kids Jax and Darcy.
Collingwood look like placing in a nomination for Finest staff of the offseason; with dangerous boy Jack Ginnivan and several other teammates showing to take pleasure in a number of beers at Oktoberfest in Germany, whereas Jamie Elliott and Darcy Moore took half in tamer European holidays.
Ginnivan posted a number of movies and pictures having fun with the tastes, sights and sounds of Munich, in Germany.
One TikTok video confirmed the controversial 19-year-old having fun with a experience on a Lime Scooter whereas clutching a H&M buying bag.
One other confirmed him, wearing Lederhosen, in one in every of Munich’s famed beer halls belting out iconic Neil Diamond hit ‘Candy Caroline’ whereas holding a stein of beer.
With him had been Magpies teammates Nathan Murphy, Will Kelly and just lately delisted brothers Callum and Tyler Brown – who typically seem on Ginnivan’s prolific Instagram feed.
Jack Ginnivan posted a selfie from a Munich Beer Corridor whereas the controversial star was over for Oktoberfest and searching for love
Late within the night time Ginnivan, who seems to nonetheless be searching for real love, additionally posted a selfie, biting down on a faux rose and captioning the photograph: ‘Single and unhappy’.
He captioned different movies ‘That is residing’ and ‘defeated stated nobody’, probably in reference to his beer consuming.
Elliott and Moore, in the meantime, are holidaying close to Florence in Italy – a part of the gorgeous area of Tuscany – with their companions, taking within the gorgeous surroundings.
Elliott, who was very good in Collingwood’s unlikely run to the preliminary remaining, took in some attractive Italian sunshine with a cute-looking canine that gave the impression to be a Staffordshire Bull Terrier.
Jamie Elliott catches some rays in Tuscany as he enjoys the corporate of a cute-looking canine
Jamie Elliott and Darcy Moore have been holidaying in Fiesole, a small city close to the Italian metropolis of Florence
Adelaide gamers, together with Brodie Smith, Matt Crouch, Lachie Murphy and captain Taylor Walker donned matching social gathering shirts as they cheered on Aussie celebrity Daniel Ricciardo on the Singapore GP final week.
Walker additionally posted a video of the social gathering showing to get able to gamble on the well-known Marina Bay Sands On line casino.
‘Yep, ya clear us out…’, he wrote on a video as they caught an escalator all the way down to the gaming flooring.
Adelaide Crows gamers together with Lachie Murphy, Taylor Walker, Brody Smith and Matt Crouch wore matching social gathering shirts whereas in Singapore for the Formulation 1
Crows stars Taylor Walker (left) and Matt Crouch take pleasure in a celebration whereas in Singapore for the Formulation 1 final week
Walker additionally posted a video from contained in the well-known Marina Bay Sands On line casino as he caught an escalator all the way down to the gaming flooring
Carlton star has been in Mexico with accomplice Grace Phillips, and posted a lot of gorgeous photographs of the loved-up pair exploring water holes.
Eagles premiership hero Dom Sheed was in Cadiz, Spain, together with his spouse Brooke – and the duo could possibly be seen consuming copious quantities of seafood within the tropical, beachside location.
Jack Silvagni has been exploring water holes in Mexico with accomplice Grace Phillips
West Coast premiership hero Dom Sheed took within the sights of Cadiz, Spain, with spouse Brooke
Demons captain Max Gawn was having fun with a cultural awakening in Milan, Italy, alongside spouse Jessica and their 11-month-old son George.
They ate oysters on a date night time, and visited the enduring Porta Sempione Gate and architecturally-stunning Milan Cathedral.
Max Gawn and spouse Jessica have been holidaying in Milan, Italy, with 11-month-old son George
Melbourne teammates Christian Salem and Clayton Oliver posted a shot of them kicking round a soccer ball on the beachfront in Lisbon, Portugal.
Norm Smith Medallist Christian Petracca visited the sand dunes of Dubai with accomplice Bella Beischer, stopping to pat a camel and lounge in luxurious resorts.
The foodie pair then headed to the Metropolis of Love, Paris, visiting the Eiffel Tower earlier than tucking into some gourmand French fare – maybe as inspiration for Petracca’s cooking TikTok account.
Christian Petracca posted this shot taking within the monumental sand dunes exterior Dubai
Petracca and accomplice Bella Beischer then headed to Paris for some romance and gourmand meals
If there was any staff who aimed to rival Collingwood for the Finest Offseason, it was Essendon.
Regardless of going through criticism by Kane Cornes for partying so rapidly and laborious after their disappointing season that noticed coach Ben Rutten sacked, many members of the squad had been in Italy and Spain by the point you may say footy journey.
Andrew McGrath, Peter Wright, Zach Merrett, Matt Guelfi, Jordan Ridley, Sam Draper, Jayden Laverde and Brayden Ham had been simply a few of the gamers who frolicked in Ibiza and Spain.
Essendon gamers take pleasure in a cruise across the wonderful waters of Spain
Matt Guelfi (centre) and Sam Draper (proper) take pleasure in themselves at an Mediterranean resort
(L-R) Brayden Ham, Matt Guelfi and Sam Draper don swimmers on a cruise round Ibiza
Typically shirtless and catching rays, whether or not that be on an opulent boat or resort, the Bombers gamers had been in want of letting off steam as a lot as any after a tumultuous few years.
Guelfi (2L), Jayden Laverde (centre) and Zach Merrett (proper) take pleasure in a calming drink whereas sporting eye-catching social gathering shirts
Andrew McGrath and girlfriend Emma Laughlin experience over San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge
Dyson Heppell and accomplice Kate Turner headed to Puglia and Sardinia in Italy
Along with staff actions, skipper Dyson Heppell visited Puglia and Sardinia with accomplice Kate Turner, whereas Andrew McGrath and girlfriend Emma Laughlin flew throughout the pond to the USA.
The pair took in an school soccer recreation, and posted a shot of themselves taking a leisurely bicycle experience over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
Ben Ainsworth (2L), Charlie Constable (4L), and Brandon Ellis (centre, white shorts) partying in Ibiza alongside NRL dangerous boy Kevin Proctor (proper)
Brandon Ellis (centre) and accomplice Sarah Bell put on conventional German apparel for Oktoberfest, which NRL dangerous boy Kevin Proctor (proper) joined them for
Gold Coast Suns gamers Ben Ainsworth, Brandon Ellis and Charlie Constable additionally spent a while in Ibiza.
Ellis posted a shot of the trio and their companions having fun with the well-known Ocean Seaside Membership resort alongside NRL dangerous boy Kevin Proctor, who was sacked by the Titans after posting photographs of himself vaping within the stadium at half time of a recreation this season.
Ellis additionally frolicked in Germany for Oktoberfest and Amsterdam with girlfriend Sarah Bell, with Proctor becoming a member of the pair for a beer in Munich.
Giants star Toby Greene takes within the Nice Pyramids of Giza in Egypt
Toby Greene eschewed the common European haunts and as a substitute headed to Egypt to soak up some historical past.
The Giants star beforehand posted photographs having fun with a browsing journey in Bali, the place he was welcomed by a taxi driver holding an indication saying ‘Welcome AFL dangerous boy Toby Greene!’
He took in some historical past as he toured the enduring pyramids, that are round 4500 years outdated, earlier than watching a FIBA 3×3 basketball Nations League recreation on a shocking court docket within the shadows of the pyramids and the well-known Sphinx.
Hawks ahead Chad Wingard opted for the marginally extra conventional vacation in Italy.
Chad Wingard and girlfriend Lilly holidayed in Italy, together with Lake Como
Wingard enjoys a glass of Italian wine in a hip laneway
The Hawthorn star was visited Lake Como with girlfriend Lilly, taking the time to take pleasure in some gourmand meals and wine, pat a donkey and luxuriate in some boating on the gorgeous vacation spot.
Teammate Jarman Impey was additionally in Italy, with the 27-year-old visiting the Adidas retailer in Milan, the place he was capable of create his personal custom-designed soccer jersey with firm workers.
In fact Bali was standard as all the time, with Kangaroos gamers opting to spend a number of days on the Indonesian vacation vacation spot.
Kangaroos gamers, together with Jaidyn Stephenson, Jy Simpkin, Cam Zurhaar, Luke McDonald, Aiden Bonar and Nick Larkey have a cocktail at Finns Seaside Membership in Bali
Kangaroos gamers take pleasure in a dinner in Bali
Eddie Ford, Jaidyn Stephenson and Nick Larkey had been all smiles whereas having fun with a while away in Bali
North Melbourne gamers, together with Jaidyn Stephenson, Jy Simpkin, Cam Zurhaar, Luke McDonald, Aiden Bonar, Eddie Ford, Jack Mahoney, Curtis Taylor and Nick Larkey had been noticed having fun with a fruity cocktail at Finns Seaside Membership, amongst different locations.
The celebs additionally took in a few of the waterfalls on the tropical island, in addition to letting their hair down after ending final in 2022.
Saints star Brad Hill additionally spent a while in Bali, attending a pal’s marriage ceremony on the luxurious Noku Seaside Home in Seminyak alongside accomplice Samantha Dobbs, with the pair turning into mother and father for the primary time in December final 12 months.
Saints star Brad Hill attended a pal’s marriage ceremony in Bali with accomplice Samantha Dobbs
(L-R) Connor Idun, Harry Himmelberg, Xavier O’Halloran, Brent Daniels and Tim Taranto on the LA Chargers recreation towards Jacksonville on September 26
Forward of his transfer to Richmond, Tim Taranto loved a while in Los Angeles with Giants teammates Harry Himmelberg, Xavier O’Halloran, Brent Daniels and Connor Idun.
The quintet took in some solar at Newport Seaside in California and explored Hollywood earlier than attending the LA Chargers gorgeous loss to Jacksonville within the unbelievable SoFi Stadium.
A number of Swans gamers opted for the gorgeous surroundings of the Greek island Mykonos, earlier than heading, alongside half the league it looks like, to Oktoberfest in Germany.
Tom McCartin (proper) and his Swans teammates loved a cruise within the gorgeous water surrounding Mykonos
Justin McInerney (proper) and Peter Ladhams take pleasure in a meal at Mamalouka restaurant in Mykonos, Greece
Swans stars Tom Papley (left) and Justin McInerney (proper) wearing Lederhosen for Oktoberfest in Germany
Different stars who racked up the frequent flyer factors included Luke Ryan (Bali), Travis Boak (Purple Bull HQ, Austria), Jake Kolodjashni (Mykonos, Greece) and Orazio Fantasia (Italy).