Having made just four appearances for Cologne so far this season, Claudio Pizarro has sought extra-curricular means to keep himself amused.
Indeed, the 39-year-old Peruvian striker has landed a supporting voiceover role in the German-language version of Disney’s latest animated offering, ‘Coco’.
The movie tells the tale of a young Mexican boy who is accidentally whisked to the netherworld during his country’s ‘Day of the Dead’ festival.
Apparently Pizarro provides the voice of a skeleton who is desperate to watch a football match.
Disney Pixar ‘Coco’ ab 30. November im Kino pic.twitter.com/zUxddOkN8I
— Claudio Pizarro (@pizarrinha) November 28, 2017
Heck, it must beat playing for Cologne, especially this season.
The former Bayern Munich and Chelsea forward told Bundesliga.com (via Stimme):
I love the Jungle Book and I’m delighted that Disney asked me to play a role in Coco,
What I like about the film is that it’s very funny, but also very emotional. In particular, the skeletons in the land of the dead are really funny.
Speaking in the video above, Pizarro adds:
Hi. Today I’m doing something very different. It was quite difficult at the beginning because I was a little bit nervous.
Obviously I’ve never done anything like this before. But it got better the more I did it. I think there are a lot of very funny moments.
So, if fun, funny moments are your thing, then it sounds like ‘Coco’ will be right up your street.