While his fellow Germans are off enjoying life in France at the Euros, Per Mertesacker, who hung up his international boots in 2014, has found other ways to entertain himself this summer.

Mostly, it seems, by playing with a big sausage and shouting German profanities at the TV.

The image appeared on Imgur although it has been taken from this video:


And if you think this is a one-off, here he is in 2013 with Lukas Podolski who is discussing his big sausage: