Being a professional footballer is a job that millions of youngsters dream of becoming when they grow up.
They practice for hours, trying to hone their skills and follow the path blazed by their idols. So few make it to the top of the game, however, earning millions of pounds a year to do something they love.
You would think this chosen few would cherish every moment of their short careers and be smiling from cheek-to-cheek the whole way through.
But these seven players appear to have fallen out of love with the game and look like playing football is the last thing they want to be doing.
Click through to see the Premier League's most miserable players.