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Pizarro continues career at Werder

Claudio Pizarro is returning to Werder Bremen. The 36-year-old Peruvian, whose contract with FC Bayern expired in June, signed a contract with Bremen until the end of the season after passing a medical. It will be Pizza’s third spell with Bremen: he played there from 1999 to 2001 and from 2008 to 2012, scoring 89 goals. With 176 goals in 383 matches Pizarro is the most successful non-German scorer in Bundesliga history. FCB officially bid him farewell before the last home match against Bayer Leverkusen.

ECA calls for more sport

#BeActive! That is the motto for the first European Week of Sport from 7 to 13 September 2015, calling for more physical activity at the initiative of the European Commission. In addition to numerous big sports associations the European Club Association (ECA) and its member clubs have agreed to support the project. The goal is to encourage European citizens to exercise more and to play sport, thereby promoting a healthy lifestyle.

Quote of the day

“I'm looking forward to ticking off another country.”
(Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer on his first international in Scotland)