Enthusiastic reception in Houston

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Touchdown in Houston, FC Bayern's second port of call on the Audi Summer Tour. The Bavarians arrived in Texas on Friday evening. Besides temperatures of more than 30 degrees and high humidity, numerous fans welcomed the German record champions at their hotel. Manuel Neuer & Co. almost felt they were in Munich when they were greeted by huge applause and chants in German.

Press conference at NRG Stadium

FC Bayern take on Real Madrid in the International Champions Cup on Saturday. Niko Kovac and Thiago took to NRG Stadium for the press conference on arrival in Houston. The German record champions are looking forward to the duel with their Spanish counterparts at the stadium of NFL side Houston Texans after reaping thunderous applause from the fans.

Unusual training session thrills FCB pros

The training session in the morning had been indoors and not on the turf. Idan Ravin, who has worked with the world's best basketballers including Kobe Bryant, LeBron James or James Harden, had prepared an intense basketball session for Kovac' men. The players visibly enjoyed the excursion.

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