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The Audi Summer Tour 2022

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The clash with Manchester Cityin front of a full house at the Lambeau Field in Green Bay was the final act of this year's FC Bayern Audi Summer Tour. FCB have had six days full of events and sporting highlights in addition to the long-awaited reunion with fans in the USA. fcbayern.com looks back:

Great reunion with American fans

FC Bayern fan event at Lambeau Field in Green Bay

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, FC Bayern have had to wait two years before paying another visit to fans overseas. For that reason, this year's USA tour was "something special" as the CEO Oliver Kahn declared on Saturday morning in a joint final press conference with marketing director Andreas Jung: "That's why we were all very happy to be back in the USA," added Kahn who was excited to see how football has developed in the United States four years ahead of the World Cup in the USA, Canada and Mexico. "Football is more and more the number one sport for young people," said Kahn.

Positive conclusion from the board

FC Bayern celebrated the reunion with supporters in the USA with a large number of fun events. As with the match in Washington against DC United, there were a large number of stands built up in front of the Lambeau Field in Green Bay on Saturday where spectators could take photos or test their strength in challenges. FC Bayern legend Giovane Élber and mascot Berni were on constant duty on the other days helping to bring FC Bayern closer to the local populace.

 

The tour from the perspective of Jamal Musiala

Close to the action in the USA with Jamal Musiala. During the tour, the 19-year-old shooting star at FC Bayern recounted his experiences on the Audi Summer Tour 2022 in his diary taking fans on the journey from Washington DC to Green Bay. Here is the final edition:

Two Bayern new signings take on Cooking Challenge

Audi Summer Tour – that means top entertainment for fans. Bayern had to take on several challenges again this year. Two FCB players were in the kitchen: You should take a look at this video if you want to know what Ryan Gravenberch would demand for a sandwich he made and how the new signing from the Netherlands interacts with his mate Noussair Mazraoui:

FC Bayern and the American Way of Life

Bayern demonstrated their connection with the USA on the fifth tour to the states – in the shape of Bayern stalwart Thomas Müller, Sadio Mané, Benjamin Pavard and Serge Gnabry - This year with a visit to a typical American diner. Further details here:

USA edition of matchday VLOG

We also brought you a look behind the scenes in the USA with the matchday VLOG on the first friendly on the Audi Summer Tour in Washington. On board: Alphonso Davies, Thomas Müller, Matthijs de Ligt and two special guests. Enjoy

More than just football

On this year's tour, FC Bayern also took the opportunity to initiate discussions on important issues and address social injustice. A delegation from the German record champions visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington DC to lead a dialogue on combating racism. That included the touring exhibition 'verehrt - verfolgt - vergessen' on victims of National Socialism at FC Bayern München that was shown at the Capitol in Washington DC. Further details here:


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