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Spanish footballer Aaron Ñiguez Esclapez, who is currently a Midfielder for Malaga CF, has told more than 51,000 Instagram followers to ‘go vegan’.

The athlete, who is also the CEO and Founder of Club Costa City, regularly uses his social media presence to promote the vegan lifestyle.

‘Love animals’

Recently, the athlete posted pictures from a vegan camping resort called Glamping Finca Les Coves – which he described as a ‘magical place’.

Esclapez posted a picture of him beside a BBQ where he was cooking veggies including peppers, corn, and potatoes – and used the hashtags ‘go vegan’, ‘love nature’, and ‘love animals’.

‘Its never too late’

Last year, the footballer posted a picture of himself with several plant-based dishes, inlcuded watermelon, bread, avocado, and a potato omlete, alongside the caption: “It’s never too late to make the right decision.”

He used the hashtags ‘vegan’, ‘save the planet’, ‘healthy food’, ‘love animals’ and ‘cruelty-free’.

You can follow Esclapez on Instagram here

Liam Gilliver

Liam Gilliver

Liam is the Deputy Editor and Social Media Coordinator for Plant Based News. He has written for a number of top publications including Gay Times, Attitude Magazine, Oh Comely, and The Huffington Post - and is the author of 'We're Worried About Him'.