Mon, 15/01/18, 13:30
Bayern roll their way free
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A thick layer of snow lay over the pitch and training on it was unthinkable. But the Bavarians didn't let that stop them and simply adapted to the conditions. Franz Beckenbauer, Gerd Müller, Bulle Roth, Sepp Maier and Rainer Zobel (from left) took the rollers and sorted out the conditions for training.
The future European champions visibly enjoyed this process and used the preparation as an additional fitness exercise. It must have been worth the effort, for Beckenbauer & Co. won the league title and qualified for the European Cup, the first step in the years of glory for FC Bayern.
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