Lothar Matthäus and Andi Brehme in Shanghai

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250 fans had the opportunity to meet football legends Lothar Matthäus and Andi Brehme in Shanghai on 10 September as part of the ‘FC Bayern Legend Trophy Tour’. After an in-depth interview, where fans also had the opportunity to have their questions answered, the pair spent a long time signing autographs. Chinese social media star Afu rounded off the event.

Watch Party FC Bayern vs B04 in Colombia

A ‘Watch Party’ took place in Bogotá, Colombia on 15 September, the day of Bayern’s home match against Bayer Leverkusen. In cooperation with the Bundesliga, over 100 Bundesliga and Bayern fans converged at a sports bar to watch the game live. Bayern supported the event with kits, scarves and another items of merchandise.

Lots going on in the USA

On the occasion of the first broadcast of the Champions League on American TV channel Turner Sports, Bayern mascot Berni was a guest in the studio on 19 September. The focus of the broadcast was the opening group game between the record German champions and Benfica.

Elsewhere in America, a mini pitch sponsored by FC Bayern and FC Dallas was opened at the Little Elm Middle School in Lakeside, Dallas on 20 September. The official opening ceremony was attended by FC Dallas mascot Tex Hooper, while the schoolchildren themselves inaugurated the playing field.

Fans were invited to the FOX Sports Studio in Los Angeles on 25 September for the Oktoberfest Matchday Show, where they followed the match between Bayern and Augsburg in the atmosphere of the Oktoberfest. Berni again accompanied this event in the USA.

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