The new European football season is just weeks away, and the players are being put through their paces in various pre-season matches to shed off some of the holiday excesses. So what were their holiday excesses?

We take a look at some of the glam places African stars spend their off-season time and determine their ‘Swag factor’ thanks to some highly scientific data.

Pierre Aubamayang keeps it real: 'go hard or go home'

#tbt #aubameyang #brothers #gabon #family 🇬🇦🏁🏝✌🏽️ @iamghoststpatrick

A photo posted by Aubameyang (@aubameyang97) on

Location: Gabon

Swag factor: Pierre ‘Batman’ Aubamayang is definitely his brother’s keeper riding on those mean-looking ‘Batmobiles’.

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Emmanuel Adebayor's cute daughter Kendra showing daddy how it's done
Mohammed Salah's cryptic insight into his intentions after football


A photo posted by Mohamed Salah (@mosalah22) on

Location: Somewhere out there in the ocean

Swag factor: Monstrous, especially if you are all about your fishing tackle….

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Kevin Prince Boateng's holiday tribute to all the fathers out there

Day at the beach @calzedonia #calzedonia #maddoxprince

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Location: Who cares as long as you are with family

Swag factor: Smoking’. KP shows that he is not one of those who ignore their physique during the off-season.

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Behind a great woman is a handsome man (with swag)

La volonté de L'ÉTERNEL ❤️❤️❤️Adrénaline 💉💉💉💉💉😜😜😜😜

A photo posted by Samuel Eto'o (@setoo9) on

Location: Anywhere the wife orders

Swag factor: Subdued, setoo9 clearly enjoys being driven, if his big grin is anything to go .

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