Kevin-Prince Boateng spent his off days with his fiancÃ©e Melissa Satta at the zoo after helping Schalke to a 4-0 win over Hoffenheim on Saturday.
The 27-year-old had no training on Sunday and Monday and decided to enjoy the rest days with his pregnant fiancÃ©e.
The Schalke star tweeted: "We love the zoo ... what a beautiful day!"
They have been dating since 2011 and are expecting a baby by the end of April.
The couple have planned a wedding in 2015 in Sardinia.