Pancake Day was studiously observed in the Rooney household on Tuesday.
However, after Wayne Rooney posted a photo of the family's fun on Twitter, several keen-eyed followers couldn't help but notice that his eldest son Kai had opted to wear a rather curious shirt for the occasion.
- Wayne Rooney (@WayneRooney) February 9, 2016
Indeed, Aston Villa were quick to congratulate Kai on his new-found allegiance with the Premier League's bottom side.
- Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) February 10, 2016
Surely it's just a phase. After all, who would be a Villa fan out of choice?