Bayern Munich and Ribery extend the contract

Bundesliga is one of big five Europe’s football leagues and represents the highest level of German football. The top league was established in Dortmund on July 28, 1962 by the German Football Association and began from the 1963-64 season. There is a total of 18 teams participating in the competition. Bayern Munich was the most successful team in the Bundesliga and won totally 27 league titles. Only Hamburger SV(one of founding members) and Bayern (joined in 1965) have never relegated since they compete in the Bundesliga.

On 7 May 2018, Bayern Munich officially announced that they had signed a new one-year contract(to 30 June 2019) with Franck Ribery.

Franck Ribery was very happy. He said:“I’m proud to play another year for this great club. Munich has become my home. My family and I are very proud that I will wear a Bayern shirt next season.” It should be pointed out that Bayern will be led by Robert Kovac next season, and the current manager Jupp Heynckes will leave the club again at the end of the 2017-18 season.

Ribery, 35 years old, transferred to Bayern from Marseille in the summer of 2007 with a transfer fee 25 million euros, which became the highest fee at that time. As of May 2018, he has a total of 385 appearances for Bayern Munich, scoring 117 goals and providing 179 assists. As a core team member, Ribery helped the squad win eight Bundesliga titles, five German Cup titles, one German League Cup, 4 German Super Cups, one UEFA Champions League, one UEFA Super Cup and one FIFA Club World Club. In the 2017-18 season, Ribery was plagued by injuries but still played 32 games with 6 goals and 6 assists. He also helped the team win the Bundesliga. What’s more, he helped Bayern realize the dream of winning six consecutive league championships in the history of Bayern.

As an excellent footballer, Ribery also got a lot of individual awards. He was named French Player of the Year and German Footballer of the Year in 2008. He got UEFA Best Player in Europe Award and Bundesliga Player of the Year in the 2012-13 season. In addition, he was award Globe Soccer Best Footballer of the Year and FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball in 2013.

The well-designed and low-cost Bayern Munich shirts are provided for fans at online stores. Fans can get them and wear one of them to show your support and loyalty directly.

There is a home goalkeeper shirt 2017-18 of Bayern Munich. It is black with red and white details. The shirt features a red V-neck collar and red Adidas three stripes. Adidas brand logo and the sponsors’ logo in white are printed on the front. The Bayern Munich crest is printed on the left chest to show respect for the traditional and successful club. At the back of the shirt, there are the words “Bayren Munchen” and “Mia san mia”, the club’s motto, which means “We are who we are.” The long-sleeved shirt keeps players warm and comfortable.

On the other hand, made from 100% polyester, the shirt is lighter and more durable. Besides, Climacool technology can wick excess sweat from skin, leaving players cool, dry and comfortable.

Borussia Dortmund will hire a new manager

Nicknamed Die Schwarzgelben(The Black and Yellows), Borussia Dortmund a German sports club competing in the Bundesliga. The club owns more than 145,000 members, making it the second largest sports club by membership in Germany. The squad is one of the most successful clubs in German football history, and it has won eight German championship titles, four German Cups, five German Super Cups, one UEFA Champions League, one UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, and one Intercontinental Cup.

The team plays home games at Westfalenstadion, the largest stadium in Germany and the seventh-largest in Europe. When there is no match being held, fans are available to visit there to feel the excitement. For example, you can visit the dressing room for Borussia Dortmund’s players to feel tense before a match, after that you may love the club more.

According to the latest football news, Borussia Dortmund’s current manager Peter Stoger will leave at the end of the 2017-18 season. Stoger was hired on an interim basis on 10 December 2017. Before that, he coached Austria Wien and helped it win Austrian Cup in the 2004-05 season and Austrian Football Bundesliga in the 2012-13 season. He also managed FC Köln and helped the club get the 2. Bundesliga title.

The new manager of Borussia Dortmund will be Lucien Favre, the current manager of Ligue 1 club OGC Nice. Favre is a Swiss football manager and has named Manager of the year(Switzerland) in 2006 and 2007. As a manager, he helped Servette win Swiss Cup and helped Zürich win Swiss Cup and Swiss Super League. When he was the manager of Borussia Mönchengladbach, Marco Reus also played for the club and got Footballer of the Year in Germany award in 2012 thanks to Favre. The two people will meet again at Borussia Dortmund.

Lothar Matthäus, a famous former German player, said that signing with Favre is an outstanding decision. He has a very good relationship with Reus. It was Favre who helped Reus develop better. The two people appreciate each other.

Borussia Dortmund 2018-19 Home Football Shirt

Designed and manufactured by PUMA, the brand new home shirt 2018-19 was officially unveiled on 6 May 2018 at Shanghai, China. Two Chinese fans were fortunate to receive the Dortmund’s 2018-19 home jersey.

The home jersey is predominately yellow, the traditional and classic color of the club. It features a heart rate pattern on the chest to express the special connection between the city Dortmund and the club. “BVB” logo and PUMA brand logo in black are embroidered on the chest, as well as the logo of the sponsor Evonik in purple. The shirt has a modern V-neck collar and black raglan sleeves, in contrast to the main color. Within the sleeves there is a yellow stripe around the arms, and the PUMA logo is present in yellow on either sleeve. “BVB” and “DORTMUND” are printed on the back of the shirt.

PUMA evoKNIT technology is used to help players keep body temperature, so they are able to perform well on the court. In addition, the seamless cutting structure of the new jersey provides players with comfort.

FC Schalke 04 gets the runner-up of the Bundesliga

Founded in 1904 at Ruhr Industrial Base, Germany, Schalke 04 is nicknamed “The Miners”, and it is also called “The Royal Blues” because of the traditional blue home jerseys. The “04” in the club’s name derives from its formation in 1904. The club has won seven Bundesliga titles, five German Cups, one German League Cup, one German Super Cup and one UEFA Cup.

Arena AufSchalke, known as Veltins-Arena is currently the new home ground for FC Schalke 04. Fans are able to visit the stadium when there are no matches being held, or you can take a ticket to watch a game held here to feel excitement and cheer on your favorite team.

The last runner-up of the Bundesliga that Schalke 04 has got dates back to the 2009-10 season, when the club was led by Felix Magath. Since then, Schalke 04 is not only the enemy of Bayern Munich and Dortmund.

Recently Schalke 04 won 2-1 over FC Augsburg, making it the runner-up of the Bundesliga in the 2017-18 season ahead of one round. The good performance should own to these excellent players, such as Thilo Kehrer, Nabil Bentaleb, Marko Pjaca and so on.

Marko Pjaca(born on 6 May 1995) is a Croatian professional footballer and plays as a winger for Schalke 04, on loan from Italian club Juventus, and Croatia national team.

Pjaca began his professional club at Croatian club Lokomotiva in 2012. After that, he joined Dinamo Zagreb in 2014 and helped the club win consecutive titles of Prva HNL and Croatian Cup in the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. Pjaca transferred to Juventus in 2016, where he also won Serie A and Coppa Italia in his first season, but he was loaned out to Schalke 04. For the Croatia national team, Pjaca played games at UEFA Euro 2016, representing his country. His excellent performance made him get the Football Oscar award in 2015.

Thilo Kehrer was born on 21 September 1996 in Germany. The young player has helped Germany U-21 team won the U-21 Euros in 2017. It is possible for the potential player to become a world-famous and successful footballer.

Schalke 04 Home Shirt 2017-18

The home shirt continues the tradition of the club, so it is predominately blue with white details. A stylish V-neck collar brings a brand new appearance. Classic Adidas three stripes in white are put on both sides of the shirt. Besides, white brand logo and the sponsor’s logo are shown on the front. The club crest in blue and silver, the most important element for the club, is certainly printed on the left chest. The word “Wir Leben Dich(We love you)” is printed, too. Made from 100% re-cycled polyester, the shirt is part of Adidas sustainable project, reducing the impact on environment. What’s more, Adidas Climacool technology allows players to keep cool and dry in each game.

The Schalke 04 home football shirts are available at online stores along with other shorts and kits. Fans can choose your favorite one and wear it to show your support wherever you are.