Marcos Llorente pranked his girlfriend by leaving her holding a drink up against the ceiling with the handle of a broom.
Many players are struggling to find ways to keep themselves amused while elite football in Spain is suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The 25-year-old Atlético Madrid midfielder climbed onto a chair to keep the cup of water placed up to the ceiling.
He then passes the broomstick to his girlfriend, Patricia Noarbe, before removing the chair.
The trick has since been copied by other footballers.
Just hours later, Borussia Dortmund’s Achraf Hakimi did something similar with his partner, Hiba Abouk.