Papa Mats

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Congratulations, Mats Hummels! FC Bayern’s world champion became a father for the first time on Thursday when his wife Cathy gave birth to a healthy baby boy. The timing was perfect as Hummels has not been included in the squad to face Bayer Leverkusen for the first game of 2018 because of a lack of fitness following adductor problems. It means he can now enjoy some quality time with his young family.

Basketballers victorious in EuroCup

The FC Bayern basketballers secured an important win on Wednesday evening in the EuroCup Top 16. The Reds secured an 81-68 victory over Lithuanian side Lietuvos Rytas in front of 5,157 spectators at the Audi Dome. “We knew before that it’d be a tough, physical game, so we were ready for that,” said coach Sasa Djordjevic. “Now we have a week to prepare for the next game against St. Petersburg.”

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