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Daily Schmankerl: Giulia Gwinn Germany’s Player of the Year, Luis Suarez out for months, Will Smith and Alaba Facetime

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Bayern Frauen’s own Giulia Gwinn has been voted Germany’s female Player of the Year!

FC Bayern Muenchen Players Visit Muenchner Tafel
Giulia Gwinn helping at a non-profit foodbank this past December.
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Luis Suarez to miss four months following knee surgery

Barcelona have announced that star striker Luis Suarez will be out for four months following a knee surgery on his meniscus. This is potentially devastating news for Barca ahead of a busy second half of the season.

Suarez has scored 14 goals so far this season in all competitions, and he leads La Liga with 7 assists. Obviously, Barcelona’s billions of euros invested in the squad means it is so deep they can throw another big-time player in his spot, but losing Suarez for this significant period of time could spell doom to their chances in the Champions League or the La Liga title race... or both.

Giulia Gwinn named Germany’s Player of the Year

It was an all-youngster affair as Bayern Munich’s 20-year-old Giulia Gwinn, Freiburg’s 19-year-old Klara Bühl, and Essen’s 18-year-old Lena Oberdorf were the final three for Germany Women’s Player of the Year award. Gwinn cruised to the award winning 50.9% of the vote while Bühl finished with 10.1% and Oberdorf received 6.6% of the vote.

Congrats to Giulia!

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence Facetime David Alaba while doing Bad Boys 3 press

There are some weird things happening in the promotion for Bad Boys 3 starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. First, the two actors Facetimed David Alaba (and Serge Gnabry) to thank him for his jersey:

Then, Smith and Lawrence are out here singing “Stern des Südens” (well, trying to sing it):

FC Bayern has an eSports Twitter feet — and some highlights

Happy Birthday, Siena!

Bayern happy it jumped on the Mahomes bandwagon!