This article was written by Kevin Oblocki
As the soccer season opens for AFC Cleveland, the major leagues in Europe wind down. Meaning abound there are smiles and frowns, Champions are crowned, and fans are left wondering what to do on a Saturday or Sunday. Not to worry k13lock keeps the ball rolling on this football we call planet Earth in the soccer sedan. The soon to be weekly “cash cab like” show will be featuring the 2016-17 Champions from some of Europe’s top flights.
In honor of the 2016-17 German Champions FC Bayern Munich, this week’s #soccersedan features the team’s recent success. So Buckle up, get ready to yell GOAL, and come for a ride in the Soccer Sedan!
About the Champions-
FC Bayern Munchen (Football club of Bavaria, Munich) is Germany’s most successful team winning a total of 27 German Championships, 5 UEFA Champions League titles (European Soccer’s Superbowl), and many more than what you have in your spouse’s china cabinet. Bayern play at the Allianz Arena which holds 68,000 fans. The team’s crest features a red circle with light blue/white diamond like shapes that are seen in the flag of Bavaria. Some players you may know of that have played for team include:
Franz Beckenbauer- Played for the New York Cosmo’s in 1983
Bastian Schweinsteiger- Recent transfer to the MLS’ Chicago Fire
Robert Lewandowski- Player whom scored 5 goals in 9 minutes last year
Landon Donovan- US Men’s National Team all time leading scorer
Julian Green- Scored the final goal for the USA at the 2014 World Cup vs Belgium
1) Bayern’s stadium lights up in what color at night on Bayern Match days?
2) When Bayern came to the USA in 2014, they faced the MLS All-Stars. Who was Bayern’s coach that refused to shake the hand off former University of Akron coach Caleb Porter?
A) Jurgen Klinnsman
B) Mia Hamm
C) Pep Guardiola
3) Bayern Munich also has several sports teams besides soccer including which major American Sport?
B) NFL (American Football)