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Bayern Munich’s Joshua Kimmich is not the type to take much time off, but allowed himself time to reboot

Even Joshua Kimmich values downtime.

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Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich had a key decision to make after Germany was bounced from the European Championships: Take some time off or keep working on his game?

If you have watched Kimmich play over the years, it is easy to predict how he approached his “downtime” this summer. Still, with a young family Kimmich realized he needed to mentally take break from things and did allow himself to enjoy some time with those closest to him

“I’m not the type of guy who doesn’t do any sport for five weeks, but I could switch off mentally and get away from the Euros, which I had to get over,” Kimmich told FCBayern.com “It’s easier to focus on everyday matters during a holiday with the children. It wouldn’t be fair when everything continued to revolve around football. But I was happy to get going again at the end of the five weeks.”

Even the midfield cyborg needs a few days off once in a while.