Benjamin Mendy left two young Manchester City fans stumped when he asked them “what makes a strawberry on the horse?”.
As part of an item featuring the club’s stars telling jokes to kids, the left-back told one makes more sense to a French audience.
In France, Haribo’s Strawberry Softies are known as Fraise Tagada, and Mendy used the name to mimic the sound of a horse trotting.
Despite the gag just about making sense, the children looked distinctly confused.
Fresh from celebrating their Premier League title success, Pep Guardiola’s side take on Chelsea in an all-English Champions League final on Saturday.