Ghana winger Christian Atsu received an affectionate sending off from his wife, Claire before joining the Black Stars preparations for the 2014 World Cup.
The 22-year-old is seen in an intense kiss in a photograph posted on the Instagram page of his German wife.
Atsu is part of the 24 players expected to be part of Ghana's early World Cup preparations in Accra which startsÂ on Tuesday.
The former FC Porto youngster has had a thriving season on loan at Dutch club Vitesse where he played 28 games and scored five goals in the Eredivisie.
He will be joining his international colleagues in Tuesdayâ€™s opening non-residential training session at the Accra Sports Stadium where the Black Stars will be training for the next three days.
Atsu who is substantively a player of English giants Chelsea has been married to Claire for over a year now in a relationship which has been blessed with a son they named Joshua.