Episode 41: Matthijs de Ligt - Leader with character

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Matthijs de Ligt shares some interesting insights. The 41st episode of the FC Bayern Podcast throws up an informative mix of topics ranging from his sporting career to his personal growth and individual traits. Above all, it becomes clear what a special character we have in our back line. We find out where de Ligt feels at home in Munich, how he prefers to spend his free time, and how he defines his personal goals for the season. He takes time to answer fan's questions and also makes it clear which Bavarian tradition he's not yet really comfortable with.

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De Ligt started his career in the various youth teams of renowned Dutch club Ajax. In 2017, he made the step up to the first team and played there for two years before moving to Juventus. The Dutchman  has integrated well into the team during his first year at FCB and is well-liked by both the fans and his teammates. The 24-year-old already gained leadership experience in previous teams and set some remarkable records in the process. Among other things, he was the first minor to captain a team in professional football in the Netherlands and the youngest-ever captain of Ajax. Interestingly, de Ligt was more inclined towards tennis as a child, as his parents Frank and Vivian were both keen players.

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FC Bayern took part in the annual traditional lederhosen photo shoot at partner Paulaner on Tuesday:

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