ADAMA TRAORE has shown off his bodybuilder physique while relaxing on holiday.
But he hasn't always been this way, with a pic of him on Spain Under-17s duty showing a skinny, lanky, somewhat awkward looking teenager.
The Spanish speedster was just 16 when the snap was taken, but 10 years on it is clear to see he has bulked up by packing on loads of muscle mass.
Traore, 26, has always been known for his speed and trickery.
But incredibly it was as recently as a few seasons ago that one prominent Twitter account said of him: "Adama Traore genuinely looks like he could be the best player in the world, until he has to cross the ball, or make a pass."
The same cannot be said now – and Barca's decision to loan him back in January can attest to that.
His change, though, has coincided with his radical body transformation.
Traore signed for Barcelona in 2004 and progressed through the youth ranks before making his one and only appearance for the senior side in December 2014.
He was ultimately deemed not good enough though and the following year moved to Aston Villa.
Relegation forced him into a rethink and he signed for Middlesbrough before going down with them too.
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You would have been forgiven for thinking he was cursed at that point but Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo clearly saw something building.
The Molineux gaffer authorised Traore's £18million move in August 2018 and a bulked up physique has coincided with powerful performances on the pitch.
His performances at Molineux would earn a return to Barcelona.
But he recently fired out a message to the world after failing to make his dream move permanent.
Traore said: “Every pain makes you stronger, every betrayal smarter.
“Every disappointment smarter, and every experience wiser. Warrior.”
Fans were quick to react to Traore’s topless photo, with one saying: “A footballer of his size is a dream.”
Another declared: “I would love to see him at Barcelona.”
One added: “Looking good bro.”
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