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Bayern unveil new Champions League kit
The groups for the Champions League will be drawn on August 25th. Then the Bavarians will know which opponents they will meet first in the premier class.
In which jerseys the record champions will play is now out. Bayern presented their jerseys for the Champions League today. The color of the shirts is dark grey, there are red stripes on the shoulders and the Bayern logo and the advertising of sponsor Telekom are also red.
“With this jersey he has FC Bayern all the trump cards in hand,” says the Munich-based company’s statement on the new look. Because the jersey was designed based on the Bavarian card game “Schafkopf”. Means: The symbols of the leaf colors acorn, grass, heart and bells are worked into the offset diamonds.
Bayern star Thomas Müller (32) likes the dress: “Schafkopf belongs to Bayern – and with a shirt like that, the Bayern heart is trump! We’ll have good cards in every game.” It is known that the national player, like sports director Hasan Salihamidzic (45), is an enthusiastic sheephead player.
CEO Oliver Kahn (45) also explains the connection between Munich and the card game: “Generations of Bayern players, starting with Sepp Maier, Gerd Müller, Uli Hoeneß and Bulle Roth through Klaus Augenthaler and Manfred Schwabl to Philipp Lahm and Thomas Müller have always played Schafkopf here. It has a wonderful tradition – in our club and also among our fans.
Funny: Although it was only presented today, the jersey appeared in Bayern’s online shop yesterday. Since the very hurried fans could strike …