It’s easy to forget that for the 90% of the time they’re not on the pitch, footballers are just ordinary young men doing ordinary young men things.
Instagram is a nice way of getting a glimpse into their lives and being reminded of that fact.
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, for example, is an incredibly good player earning tons of money and looking set for a £60m+ move in the next few windows. However when he leaves his phone unlocked around his teammates, they behave exactly as you would expect some bored guys in their early 20s to behave.
Unfortunately, as none of these players were German, we couldn’t make any references to their senses of humour.