But, of course, there is nothing normal about John Terry's impromptu holiday with his wife Toni, as they battle to repair their marriage after revelations about his infidelity.
After jetting in from London, having been granted compassionate leave from Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti, the ex-England skipper was reunited with his wife for the first time in two weeks since news broke of his alleged affair with Vanessa Perroncel.
In the doghouse: John Terry spent the day by the hotel pool with his wife Toni, her parents and their twins in Dubai today
Despite the heart-to-hearts the couple are expected to have about thefuture over the next few days, John and Toni acted normally for thesake of their young children today.
It was no doubt an awkward day for the former England captain, 29, withhis in-laws in attendance, who are understandably furious with the wayhe has treated their daughter.
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